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A Little Goes a Long Way

Thanks to the generosity of a few special J4J supporters, we went to Nepal this past spring with three "iPhone 3"s and $140... along with instructions from the donors to "do something good". We tried our best and wanted to share with you how a little can go a really long way in Nepal.

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Some Nice Thank-Yous to Share

Just this week, we received two nice thank you letters that we can share with you; what a nice way to bring our 2013/14 season to a close!

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Through the Looking Glass

We have been so generously supported by hundreds of people helping us achieve our goals. So it feels really good to be able to help some of our supporters reach theirs. Jackets for Jasper is donating a jacket for the Looking Glass Foundation’s gala event this Friday.

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The Spirit of Giving

We have been unable to provide more jackets this season despite our best efforts. But despite this small set-back, we had one more important thing to do this Christmas season to complete the circle of giving generated by supporters of Jackets for Jasper… we had 16 jackets to donate!

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Introducing Deep Cove Outdoors!

We are so excited to tell you our great news! Deep Cove Outdoors has offered to support Jackets for Jasper and they will be the primary location for seeing and trying on our jackets – at some open houses AND on a daily basis during their shop hours (starting in November).

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Entering the Modern Age…

Today was an exciting day for us: we have figured out how to accept payments for jackets by credit card in person. Now, I know this does not sound exciting, but really – who carries around cheques? After seeing this little gadget (square.ca) in use at a few places that otherwise wouldn’t have access to […]

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Donation Well-Received

We couldn’t wait to share this lovely letter with you! This was emailed to us today from Sage Transition House, the recipient of the donated jacket purchased by Brooksbank Elementary School’s Grade 4 class. After we’d met with the students and had our “show and tell” day where they asked a zillion great questions, we […]

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We Need a Web Developer!

Help! If you or someone you know is a web designer or developer and recognizes the words ‘WordPress’ and (more importantly) ‘WooCommerce’ or similar e-commerce WebStore tools, then we would love to hear from you! For our first try (with help from Alberto R) we created a simple but informative website. But, we quickly discovered […]

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A Chance to Sponsor…

While in Nepal, we met Madalina, a woman who was volunteering at an orphanage – and who similarly fell in love with the people she met. We all had the same sense of needing to “do something” and we felt we were leaving behind something important and meaningful. We were thrilled this week to learn […]

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Amazing North Van Kids

Wouldn’t the world be great if everyone helped each other? Well, Ms. Reichert’s Grade 4/Division 5 students at Brooksbank School in North Vancouver sure think so! The class wanted to help Jasper and Resmi go to school, so the students raised $120 and with it, they purchased one jacket and donated the rest. Even better, […]

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