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You’re Invited: The Giving Heart Community Feast & Holiday Season Celebration 2019

You’re Invited to take the time out of your busy schedule to the Giving Heart Community Feast & Holiday Season Celebration 2019!

Date & Time: November 20, 2019, 3:30-5:30pm Wednesday

Venue: #340/345/350 7000 Minoru Blvd.

Richmond, B.C (Richmond Caring Place)

The Giving Heart Community Feast & Holiday Season Celebration 2019 provides an opportunity for all to come to the table in fellowship, food, music, poetry reading, stories sharing, lucky draw and more.

Approximately 100 seats are prepared for the public to enjoy a traditional Turkey dinner, first come first served; if the 100 seats are taken, anyone showing up at the door are more than welcome to take a plate to go until run out of food.

We have turkeys, roast pig, ham, goose, vegetable, fruits, cakes and desserts.

This event is different from other food drives. We strive to offer more than just hot food on a plate, we actually dine together, enjoy the meal, music, poetry reading and stories sharing. It’s a true feast.

This public event is free to everyone, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, cross-cultural learning and understanding groups, elders and youth, men and women, families and kids (above 5+), rich or poor with slightly special emphasis on inviting area seniors, working class families, military, veterans, immigrants, refugees, people with disabilities, homeless, and those who would otherwise be alone on this holiday season.

The goals of this event are:

  • Connect people with a wide range of interests, backgrounds and experiences;

  • Increase Sense of belonging and responsibility to our communities;

  • Better understanding for groups of people and individuals with variation in race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, exceptionalities, language, religion, geographical area, etc.;

  • Share knowledge and develop grassroots creativity and leadership skills;

  • Celebrate diversity and Canadian cultures, traditions, and customs of the world;

  • Appreciate the professionals and volunteers are delegated in community capacity building.

Sincere Thanks to:

City of Richmond

Richmond Cares Richmond Gives

Vancouver Foundation

Small Neighbourhood Grant

Richmond Caring Place

Sincere thanks to:

Chateau Helena JPC Group

Organizers: sponsors, volunteers and supporters with hearts of Gold


WS Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society

Chateau Helena

JPC Group

Red Leaf Multicultural Troupe (Member Organization of WS Multicultural Services Society)

Poet Engineering Group (Member Organization of WS Multicultural Services Society)

Vancouver Ballroom Dancing Enthusiasts (Member Organization of WS Multicultural Services Society)

WS MediaWS ChoirWS Recitation

WS Multicultural Writers Group


For more info, please call Sophia at 778 863 5828, or check:

We would highly appreciate if you could:

Thanks to Media:

The Canadian Press

Canada News Wire CBC

Globe News City TV National Post Globe and Mail

The Province Vancouver Sun

Richmond News

Burnaby Now


Talent Vision TV

Fairchild TV




Xingtao Daily

Dawah news

Global Chinese Press

Tencent News

Phoenix News


Focus media

Phoenix Canada Program Center

Burnaby Highlight Media

WS Multicultural Media






WS Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society (WSIMS) is a non-profit organization and a volunteer-based group. Over the past 10 years it has been providing immigrant and refugee settlement services including language and computer training, and intercultural services including planning, organizing and hosting hundreds and thousands cross-cultural events, workshops, seminars, conferences, book launches, Discover World Culture series and more to create awareness, understanding and appreciation of multiculturalism, to build happier families, healthier communities and to foster intercultural harmony.

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