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100 Oceanside Men Who Give a Damn group donates $10K to Operation Freedom Paws

Charitable PQB group currently looking for more members
Matt Breedlove of 100 Oceanside Men Who Give a Damn presents a giant replica cheque of $10,000 to Barb Ashmead, Executive Director of Operation Freedom Paws Canada. (Submitted photo)

The 100 Oceanside Men Who Give a Damn group has chosen Operation Freedom Paws Canada (Parksville) to be the recipients of its quarterly $10,000 donation.

A $10,000 cheque was presented by Matt Breedlove to Barb Ashmead, executive director of Operation Freedom Paws Canada, a non-profit organization that matches dogs with individuals who have Post Traumatic Stress, Complex-Post Traumatic Stress and/or Traumatic Brain Injury symptoms, or other physical, neurological, psychological or mobility needs.

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Members of 100 Oceanside Men Who Give A Damn donate $100 quarterly to a selected local charity voted on by the group. All individual $100 donations ($400 each per year) are given federal tax receipts by the charitable organization which receives the quarterly collective total of $10,000.

The group is currently looking to add new members. Any man in Oceanside who is interested in joining can fill out membership application form on or email at

— NEWS Staff

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