Building wildfire resilience 

Communities throughout the Columbia Basin do amazing work advancing the well-being of their spaces and people in the face of climate change. Here are a few great examples of what communities have achieved. 

Getting energized – smartly

We need healthy food to eat and affordable housing to live in. We need services that help us live our best lives. At the same time, we need to consider how we can reduce our contributions to climate change and adapt to the shifts to come.

Beef business booms in Jaffray

Jaffray’s Bolen Livestock brings local food to the South Country and with support from the Trust’s Food Producer Wage Subsidy, the family business is growing in new directions.

Promoting safety, independence and calm

New amenities like loungers and an entranceway shoe rack are helping to make an environment that’s cozier and calmer while supporting comfort, safety and healthy childhood development.

The Heart: a welcoming place for East Shore residents 

Now a community-purpose building, The Heart is at the centre of the Boswell’s community life, welcoming residents to meetings, events, workshops, programs, performances, and readings as well as providing a small museum and library.

Filling bellies and so much more

For more than 15 years, a range of Trust programs have helped organizations recover more food, relocate to better facilities or upgrade technology—all to more effectively place quality meals on the tables of many.

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