Cancer society looking for volunteers in Parksville Qualicum Beach

"We've had a lot of long-term canvassers taken down by long-term illness"

  • Mar. 3, 2015 6:00 p.m.

The Canadian Cancer Society needs another 100 door-to-door canvassers in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area for the crucial Daffodil Month fundraising push in April.

“We’ve had a lot of long-term canvassers taken down by long-term illness,” said coordinator Hugh Baker, who highlighted the tireless work so many community volunteers do. A few years ago they would get as many as 250 people going door-to-door raising funds and awareness. Last year that was down to 150 and this year they have less than 50 signed up. If you would like to help, e-mail Baker at hugbak@gmail.com or call 778-441-2767.                    — NEWS Staff

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