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Special Events & Projects

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!

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Whole Foods: Reusable bags raise funds for House

October 10 - December 31
Whole Foods Market Cambie, 510 West 8th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1C5 Canada

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 Store  

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9:00 am

Employment Programming for Newcomers

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

In partnership with WelcomeBC, MPNH is pleased to offer employment programming for newcomers. If you are not eligible for WorkBC services, and you meet the eligibility criteria, you may benefit from this program. The program offers settlement and integration services to support the social and economic integration of newcomers who are not eligible to receive […]

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10:00 am

Bond to Literacy Program

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

This program support parents, grandparents and caregivers with children 3, 4,5 to best support their child’s pre-literacy and school's readiness. Parents meet every week for 12 weeks with a community facilitator who is trained in how best to mentor and coach parents. Parents learn how to best connect with their children, nurturing parent-child attachment and […]

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Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program: Foster & Adoptive Parents

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

Parenting can be hard, but you don't have to do it alone! Meet with other parents of young children (0-5 years old) Share your questions, concerns, and ideas about parenting and kids Learn about child development, health and behaviour Discuss real-life parenting situations Discover positive ways of parenting To register please contact Carmen: ccontreras@mpnh.org or […]

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10:30 am

Free WorkBC Orientation Session

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

WorkBC Employment Program—Specialized Services Your bridge to success Looking for work? Interested in volunteering? Wondering how WorkBC can help you? Talk to a certified employment counsellor. Book a free one-on-one meeting with our case manager by attending our orientation session on Tuesdays. Photo ID and social insurance number required. Call to register at 604.879.8208 ext […]

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12:00 pm

Seniors Lunch & Bingo

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

Enjoy the company of friends and a nutritious lunch and dessert or chef’s surprise, as well as bingo after the lunch. Celebrate birthdays the last Tuesday of each month. Let Tracy know if you are celebrating a birthday this month. Schedule Lunch, 12 p.m. Bingo, 1–2 p.m. Lunch Cost $5 per person for lunch or […]

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2:00 pm

Tea & Muffins with The Front Step Project

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, 800 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1Y1 Canada

We invite you to an afternoon discussion with muffins, tea, and coffee to share ideas on housing, building community, and intergenerational relationships. Your ideas will help shape Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House’s new initiative—The Front Step Project—which is curious about intergenerational relationships and housing among seniors, older adults and youth. Hope to see you there! Please […]

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Stories from our House

Tiny Mount Pleasant park was a labour of love

Esther Paysan (left), Winnie Lee and Kathy Au take advantage of a recent sunny afternoon and break out the checker board at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House’s new parklet. Photo by Dan Toulgoet by Jessica Kerr, Vancouver Courier New parklet at Mount...

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Jenny van Enckevort (she/her/hers)
Special Projects & Communications Coordinator
jvanenckevort@mpnh.org
604.879.8208 ext 102

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