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A Walk to Remember the Women at Polytechnique Montréal

Dec 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against women. This day was started after the murder of  14 young women at Polytechnique Montréal on Dec 6, 1989. national-day-remembrance. The NS VAWIR (Violence Against Women in Relationships) committee (northshorevawir.com) also marks this as a day to remember the Missing and Murdered [...]

2022-06-08T12:44:35-07:00News & Events|

Shoppers Loves SAGE!

Shoppers Drug Mart is supporting NSCSS again this year The LOVE YOU campaign! Every dollar raised by the LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart directly goes to us to help women in your community. Since 2011, the LOVE YOU campaign has put women’s health first and has supported more than 450 women’s charities annually across [...]

2021-10-26T14:36:56-07:00News & Events|

Nicole Sexton

It is with our deepest sorrows to announce that Nicole Sexton passed away on April 20, 2021. Nicole worked with Good Stuff Connection for 20 years dedicated to helping our clients and customers, always with a bright smile on her face. She was a truly great friend and coworker to all of us and we [...]

2021-04-26T11:42:18-07:00News & Events|

Remembering Janet

We are incredibly sad at the loss of Janet Wynne-Edwards, vice president on our board at NSCSS.  Janet was an incredibly warm and cheerful person - always willing to jump into the fray.  She was a big behind-the-scenes supporter in a lot of ways - with the Gala of Grace in particular, and using her [...]

2020-07-31T10:11:52-07:00News & Events|

Gala of Grace 2020

(Cancelled this year due to COVID) FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2020   |   AT THE PIPE SHOP, 115 VICTORY SHIP WAY, NORTH VANCOUVER   |   11:00AM – 3:30PM Tickets for this year's Gala of Grace are going on sale on Friday February 28th at 11am.  Tickets are available on the Gala of Grace website Last year they sold [...]

2020-07-31T10:11:52-07:00Events, Fundraising|

Gary Born in Royal LePage’s Sahara Desert Challenge

In 2017 Gary Born took part in the Iceland Challenge for Shelter. Participants spent a week trekking 115 kilometres through the Icelandic wilderness in support of their local women's shelters. Once completed Gary presented North Shore Crisis Services Society with a donation of $5,244.00 for SAGE Transition House.   This year, Gary is going from [...]


Are you interested in volunteering – and cooking???

Volunteer program currently on hold because of COVID.  SAGE House is looking for volunteer cooks for Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Our volunteer cooks come in weekly or bi-weekly, and prepare a nutritious meals for the women and kids staying at the house.  We'll do the shopping and help with meal planning.  Interested?  Email Connie for more [...]


Gala of Grace 2019

We can't wait for this year's Gala.  Unfortunately, tickets are sold out - but if you were lucky enough to get one, you're going to have a fabulous time.   Have a peek at what the excitement is all about...   Gala of Grace facebook THURSDAY APRIL 18, 2019 | AT THE PIPE SHOP, 115 VICTORY SHIP [...]

2020-07-31T10:11:52-07:00Events, Fundraising|

Shoppers Loves SAGE

Shoppers Drug Mart is once again raising money for SAGE Transition House.  Go to your local Shoppers and buy a leaf, a butterfly, an apple or a bird and help Shoppers raise money for women's health-related programs across the country. Click the link to find out how! Shoppers Give to SAGE  Thank you Shoppers!


Pub night!

SHOPPERS DRUG MART GROWING WOMEN’S HEALTH is hosting a Pub Night Fundraiser Benefiting Sage Transition House Friday, September 14th, 7pm Tobys North Shore 1378 Main Street, North Vancouver $30.00 Ticket includes Burger and Beer/Wine Door Prizes, Silent Auction, Raffles For tickets, contact Leona Acaster at asdm252@shoppersdrugmart.ca (Act fast - this event a sellout last year [...]

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