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Rant and Raise with Rick Mercer a Huge Success

An evening of generosity and laughter, highlighted by the appearance of a popular Canadian humourist, was held June 22 to benefit families in the Abbotsford community whose children live with …

A Positive Perspective

The Woods family is blessed with three boys, two who live with special needs. Matthew’s House is a vital resource for this family.

Parents

A Fragile Balance

Caring for a child who lives with complex care needs is challenging. Sometimes we don’t appreciate the effect that this can have on one’s mental health.

Parents

Making the Transition

Cassidy turned 19 this year and her parents are hoping to make the transition from childhood to adulthood a smooth one. The opportunity they’ve had to use Matthew’s House has been very helpful to their family.

Donors

Surprise Birthday Party Makes a Difference

Eight-year-old Priya’s surprise birthday party was also a fundraiser for Matthew’s House. It was a party with a difference!

Staff

A Chance to Be Strong Again

In Connie Brien’s 20-year career in nursing, she’s worked in many settings but has always come back to her first love: working with children.

Volunteers

Passion Affirmed

There’s a great distance between Helen’s home in Ukraine and Matthew’s House in Abbotsford, but looking back over her life, she can see how God has been preparing her for the journey here and the journey back.

Donors

Gingerbread House Delights

This beautiful gingerbread house was recently donated to Matthew’s House by Duft & Co. Bakehouse in Abbotsford. It is a delight!

Volunteers

Go for it!

Julia has done volunteer work on two continents and her message to anyone who is thinking about volunteering is this: Go for it!

Volunteers

Helping Around the House

Valerie volunteers at Matthew’s House, doing the weekly grocery shop for the children who are visiting each week. She’s making a difference and you can too!

Children

Restoring Family Time

Alya’s exceptionalities don’t stop the Somnor family from doing the activities that they love but when they plan for an outing that would be challenging for Ayla, they turn to Matthew’s House for help.

Children

Making Transitions

Moving to a new home, starting at a new school and having a new baby; all these transitions happened for Kherrigan’s family in one year. Find out how Matthew’s House made a difference.

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