Thursday Mail Out - for the Abby ACCESS Network 

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Hi everyone,

This is your Thursday Mail Out for February 29, 2024

The February 2024 version of the Abby ACCESS Street Card is printed!
We have lots of street cards available, please contact me ( to pick up your copies.
Here is the printable 8.5x11 version if you would like to print it in house.

Thursday Mail Out for the week of

February 22 - 28, 2024

Neighbourhood Small Grants - City of Abbotsford

Bring your community projects to life with the Neighbourhood Small Grants program. Neighbourhood Small Grants have made a visible difference in communities across BC. From family cooking classes, food drives, and block parties these grants are helping to build safer, more inclusive, and connected communities. Grants up to $1,000 are available! Visit to apply now until April 15, 2024.

See the flyer

Hope in the Valley Luncheon - Salvation Army

Get your tickets now for the 2nd Annual Hope in the Valley Luncheon.

Date:April 24, 2024
Time: 11:30am
Location: Cascade Community Church, 35190 Delair Road, Abbotsford

Keynote Speaker: Aaron White - Dislocation and Kinship

Here is the printable poster

Here is the sharable png

Here is the ticket link

This is the ticket registration form if you would like to purchas a table or a few tickets.

Grant opportunities Healthy Aging - United Way BC

Please see these funding opportunities

Applications are due March 8, 2024

  • Social Meal Grants (Up to $50,000)
  • Supports of existing transportation programs (Up to $50,000) and $100,000 for innovations
  • Volunteer coordination and Supports $50,000-$75,000

Here is the website with all the information:


Outdoor Gear and Supplies Available - Mennonite Central Committee

Please contact Jesse Wegenast with requests for outdoor gear and supplies to be given to community members experiencing homelessness at with the subject line “SUPPLY REQUEST”

Supplies include tents, sleeping bags, tarps, etc.


Until next week!



Sabine Mendez
Community Collaboration Specialist
City of Abbotsford
T: 604.703.8096

Abbotsford ACCESS