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Hope's Place gets boost

THE Cause We Care Foundation has chosen North Shore Crisis Services Society's HOPE's Place as a recipient for a donation from its Emergency Fund.

THE Cause We Care Foundation has chosen North Shore Crisis Services Society's HOPE's Place as a recipient for a donation from its Emergency Fund.

According to a written statement, Cause We Care is a Vancouver-based charitable foundation created by women for single mothers in need and their children.

HOPE's Place Second Stage Program provides accommodation and ongoing support for up to 18 months for women and children who are referred through SAGE Transition House and who have been living at SAGE or another transition house for 30 days. The program is designed to provide support so they can successfully transition to independent lives free of violence and abuse.

HOPE's Place will receive $7,500.

Send details, along with your contact information, for our regular Noteworthy Neighbours section to emcphee@nsnews.com.

EVEN in winter snows, a woman climbing Grouse Mountain in 1909 did not wear trousers, she wore bloomers that were normally concealed beneath her skirt. Homemade bindings secured her feet to skis or snowshoes. This photo comes from the B.C. Mountaineering Club's records recently acquired by the North Vancouver Museum and Archives. For more on mountaineering in B.C. visit the online exhibition Climbing to the Clouds, at www. northvanmuseum.ca.

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