Surrey’s ‘Women of Options’ campaign getting closer to $1 million goal to support youth

increasing demand of youth needing support seen at organization
Options Community Services is still fundraising for their ‘Women of Options 2022: Gamechangers’ campaign, to help what they say is an increasing number of youth in Surrey needing support.

With an original goal of $1.5 million, Options has lowered its target to $1 million in light of the rising cost of living affecting the community. With a $50,000 donation, however, Coast Capital Savings has stepped up to support the campaign.

“Gamechangers” involves 50 women working to raise $25,000 each, with efforts from the 2021 campaign directed towards an affordable housing project in Newton that is being built and is expected to be ready for occupancy by the fall season, said Ginny Hasselfield, Options’ director of development.

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