2016 Annual Garage Sale

Zimbabwe Gecko Society Annual Garage Sale

Saturday May 21, 2016  

8:30 am – 2 pm

White Rock Baptist Church
1657 140th Street, Surrey, BC

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Dear friends and supporters,

Our annual garage sale gets bigger and better every year, and we are starting to prepare for this year’s event!

Please help us out, if you can, by donating items or by volunteering.

100% of the money raised will  go towards our awesome programs that help those in need in Zimbabwe!

How You Can Help:

• Save your new or gently used items that you no longer need (no electronics or large furniture please).

• Deliver them to the White Rock Baptist Church on Friday May 20th, between 2 pm and 8 pm.

• Help us by volunteering on  May 20th and May 21st (contact Marie – see info below).

• Pass the word on to your friends!

For further information please contact Marie Smith at mariebeaudette@hotmail.com
(604) 535-0602

Thank-you!!

Weekend African Art Sale – Oct. 31- Nov.1, 2015

After our huge success last year, we are having another African Art Sale!!!

Saturday October 31st –  8:30am to 5:00pm

Sunday November 1st  – 8:30am to 5:00pm

 at the Ocean Park Hall – 1577-128 Street, S.Surrey

We will be featuring unique paintings, art pieces, trays, craft items, fabrics, tablecloths, baskets, and beaded ornaments; all hand-made by Zimbabwean artists.

Get your Christmas shopping done early with these unique gift ideas and stocking stuffers, and make a difference in the world by supporting our worthy cause!
Coffee and refreshments will be available. 100% of funds raised will go to supporting widows and orphans in Zimbabwe through the Zimbabwe Gecko Society.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Zimbabwe Gecko Society Art Sale – November 2014

SONY DSCWe’re having an Art Sale fundraiser! One day only, Saturday November 22nd from 8:30am to 5:00pm at the Ocean Park Hall (1577-128 Street Surrey).
We’ll be featuring unique paintings, art pieces, trays, craft items, fabrics, baskets and beaded ornaments, all hand-made by Zimbabwean artists. Get your Christmas shopping done early with these unique gift ideas and stocking stuffers, and make a difference in the world by supporting our worthy cause!
Coffee and refreshments will be available. All funds raised will go to supporting widows and orphans in Zimbabwe through the Zimbabwe Gecko Society.
We look forward to seeing you there!

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New Website 2014

SONY DSCWe are pleased to present our new-and-improved website, now with the most up-to-date information regarding the Zimbabwe Gecko Society. We encourage everyone to take a tour of the site as much of the information has changed, and is now in a modern, easy-to navigate design. We have included more information on the partnership with Dr Ray Markham under the page “Healthcare“, and  we encourage you to keep an eye on this page as we will be providing periodic updates there as the project progresses.

Thanks everyone for your continued support!

Fundraising Dinner 2014

Our Annual Fundraising Dinner is October 18th, 2014!

Doors Open: 6pm
Dinner: 6:30pm sharp
Tickets: $35 ea.

We would love to see you at the dinner this year, in support of a great cause. If you are able, please book a table of 8 and invite your friends to this fun event. First booked get the front seats.

Booking a table is a huge help to us! Plus it ensures you get to enjoy dinner with people you enjoy 🙂 Book 2 or 3 if you want – collect the ticket price and mail Susan a cheque or pay her personally.

Dinner Includes:

• Butter Chicken

• Chicken Pot Pies

• Vegeterian Bean/Chick pea  dish

• Rice

• Salads

• Cobs Bread

• Punch

• Tea/Coffee

LOTS OF DOOR PRIZES  –   WINE BOARD –  GIFT BASKET DRAW – ART  and of course the Gecko table will be available

An opportunity to donate to the Medical Clinic or projects will be available after the presentation; please consider your gift prayerfully.

If you’d like to buy tickets or book a table, please contact Susan Janetti at (604) 531-3654 or by email at zimbabwegecko@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you there!

Our Garage Sale is This Weekend!

DSC02462Our Annual Garage sale is this Saturday, May 24th, from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm at the White Rock Baptist Church (1657 140th Street, Surrey BC). Be sure to join us for some great deals and goodies. All proceeds will benefit the Zimbabwe Gecko Society, which will help us continue our amazing programs that are changing lives for the better in Zimbabwe.

Please call Sue at (604) 531-3654 or email her at zimbabwegecko@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.

Thank-You for your support and generosity!

Fundraising Dinner 2013

The fundraising dinner on October 19th was a huge success! Thanks to everyone who helped make it the most successful dinner we’ve had. Susan and a team of volunteers did an amazing job ensuring everyone had a delicious meal, with great presentations on what the society has been doing this past year and what they are planning for the future.

We will be providing more updates on the dinner along with photos in the coming weeks, so make sure you stay tuned!

The Penny Story

Judah and Abigail delivering their donation
Judah and Abigail delivering their donation

Judah (age six) wanted to give all of the pennies that his family had to the ‘poor’ kids in Africa. He and his sister Abigail (age four-and-a-half) rolled all their pennies, by themselves, and they ended up with fourteen rolls, or seven dollars worth. They put them in a box to deliver them to Susan, and Judah made a note on the box that said, “Money for the Poor.” It’s wonderful to see young children have such compassion for others, and take the initiative to make a difference.

Thanks Judah and Abigail for your support!

Need A Creative Idea For Your Next Party?

Host a Shipping Container Party!
Ask your friends and family to bring items to be donated to our new Container Project. Items we need most are medical supplies (such as Tylenol, Polysporin, Aspirin, etc), new or gently used clothing for children up to age 15, and a variety of non-electronic tools (including gardening tools).

Looks like fun!
Looks like fun!

Jane from Vernon recently hosted a Medical Party for her 60th birthday (for guests to donate medicine) and even invited her guests to wear their best (or silliest) hats to be judged in a Best Hat Contest!

Thanks Jane and Greg for your wonderful donations!

A Non-Profit Organization Dedicated to Helping Those in Need in Zimbabwe