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Life-Changing Support

Alexander loves visiting Matthew’s House. His parents, Christel and Alan, say his visits there have been life-changing for their family.


Whoever The Lord Brings

Jennifer and Trevor’s openness has brought three beautiful boys into their lives – including Matthew, who loves to visit Matthew’s House.


Motherhood Makes It Meaningful

Julie and Rosie are friends, colleagues, volunteers. They’re also new moms, which has enriched their volunteer experience.


Run for Rest Raises Funds

It was a great day to Run for Rest and support families!


Internship Leads to Career Decision

It was God’s call on her heart that led Victoria to Matthew’s House and to a different career choice.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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.


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.

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