Chilliwack Hospice Society and Thrifty Boutique is supported by many wonderful, dedicated community volunteers. Get to know some of these kind, caring hearts by reading their stories below and maybe you’ll want to join them, you never know.
Hi, my name is Antoinette (Toni) Elder. I started volunteering for the Chilliwack Hospice Society in 2020. I volunteer as a cashier at the Thrifty Boutique two mornings a week. I chose the Hospice Society because of the great work [...]
Hi, our names are Jim and Jan. We have been volunteering at the Thrifty Boutique since 2013. We are one of the many husband and wife teams currently volunteering at the store. I work in the décor department and Jim [...]
Hi, my name is Johnny Battaglio. I started volunteering at Chilliwack Hospice Society in 2010, along with my wife Renee who was on the Relaxation team. We also volunteered together at the Cascade Hospice. When Renee was diagnosed with cancer [...]
Hello, my name is Trudy. After retirement and looking after my grandson, I found this hidden gem in Chilliwack called the Thrifty Boutique. I loved shopping there; everyone treated me so kindly. I noticed the volunteers working together and laughing [...]
Hello! My name is Colleen. I volunteer at the Chilliwack Hospice Society as a receptionist and I also volunteer for various events like the Gala, Hoedown, Hike for Hospice and the Tree of Life Celebration at Minter’s store every year. [...]
My name is Dorothy. I grew up in South Africa, leaving the country at the age of 19 for my adventure. I ended up in London, England. During this time, I met an Aussie; we married and moved to Australia [...]