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Special Events & Projects
At Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, we play a vital role in fostering a safe and healthy neighbourhood, with a view towards how we can enhance community development in all we do.
Focusing on community strengths and assets, we work with our neighbours, community partners and other organizations to implement a broad range of activities based on community needs and priorities.
We invite you to explore our projects and check this page often for updates and links. Better yet, get involved!
Events & Programs
Events for November 16, 2018
From now until December 31, bring your reusable bags to Whole Foods Market on Cambie Street. Instead of collecting the bag rebate at the checkout, ask to make a donation to our House! All bag donations from October 1 to December 31 will support food security programs at our House. Visit the StoreFind out more »
This holiday season, we’re providing hampers of food, fresh produce and gift certificates for groceries to seniors and other single adults in need. Take a look at our wish list of items we’re collecting for 35 hampers. In addition, we will give five hampers to families of four, which will include gifts for two children. […]Find out more »
Our trained Information and Referral volunteer is available to provide you with information about government programs and subsidies (Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement), Disability Pension, Medical Services Plan, BC Bus Pass, housing subsidies for low income seniors, and more. You can also get help with completing government forms. If you would […]Find out more »
For families with children up to 12 months old. Featuring: nursery rhymes and songs, exploration of parenting issues, information about infant development, and connection to community resources. By donation. No registration required. Contact Carolyn Major, Family Support Worker email@example.com, 604.879.8208 ext 219Find out more »
Join us for Mah Jong, a traditional Chinese game that involves skill, strategy and calculations as well as a certain degree of luck. Players range from novices to experts. Everyone is welcome! No formal instruction is offered. Cost $25 member or $30 non-member for 10 sessions. Drop in $3.50 for members. Drop in $5 for […]Find out more »
For newcomers with foreign community and social service experience. You will learn Canadian community and social service system Gain confidence in public speaking Develop communication and language skills Impromptu speaking Improve your job or promotion prospects Attending an information session and an intake interview is required prior to being accepted into the program. Limited spots […]Find out more »
MPNH invites community members to join us for a healthy multigenerational social lunch in the East Hall. Please notify us in advance if you have special dietary needs. Cost: $5 per person for lunch or $20 for 5 lunches (with pre-purchased punch card) Contact: Mike Volker, Director of Core Programs and Operations, firstname.lastname@example.org, 604.879.8208 ext […]Find out more »
Staying active was never so much fun! Beautifully choreographed dances moves designed for all skill levels. Cost: $25/member, $30/non-member (10 sessions) Drop in $3.50/member, $5/non-members. Please register at the front desk or for more information please contact Mondays: Annie Yu, Seniors LEAP Programmer email@example.com, 604.879.8208 ext 106 (Cantonese, English, Mandarin) Fridays: Tracy Lynch, Seniors Program […]Find out more »
A fun, Friday evening drop-in program that includes homework help, cooking activities, movie nights, games, activities and other outings for all youth. Contact: Manuel Gamas, Youth Settlement Programmer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Spanish) Hewen Gao, Youth Settlement Programmer, email@example.com, 604.879.8208 ext 318 (English, Mandarin)Find out more »
If you want to share a tasty meal and enjoy some togetherness, we'll save a place for you at our table. ****** DINNER | 6:00-7:00 p.m. CLEANUP | 7-7:30 p.m. We invite you to a community potluck in the East Hall at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House. Please bring your version of a healthy dish to […]Find out more »
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Jenny van Enckevort (she/her/hers)
Special Projects & Communications Coordinator
604.879.8208 ext 102
Help people from 40+ countries, many First Nations, and all generations make the most of of life at our House.