Ashley Gaetz helps thrift shop volunteer Anne Dolman sort clothing at the United Church thrift shop.

Helping hands: Eagle River Secondary social justice students help out at the Thrift Shop.

Sicamous United Church offers $1,000 bursary to high school student to promote volunteerism.



 

Students of Eagle River Secondary’s social justice class lent a hand at the United Church Thrift Shop Thursday. Clockwise from top left – Ashley Gaetz helps thrift shop volunteer Anne Dolman sort clothing; Curtis Klassen hauls out a load of garbage; Ashley Doyle finds a treasure among future auction items; Arianna Pederson pieces together an unusual lamp. This year the Sicamous United Church will be offering a $1,000 bursary to an ERS student who volunteers a certain amount of hours. Church minister Kelly Grittner hopes the bursary will help encourage volunteerism among students.