In the spirit of giving back to our community, Anh and Chi recently had the privilege of hosting a special dinner at Lookout Society's Yukon Shelter and Housing Centre. It was an evening filled with warmth, camaraderie, and the simple joy of sharing a good meal. 

Setting the Scene:

The atmosphere buzzed with anticipation, both from our volunteers and the individuals who call the shelter home. The scent of comforting aromas wafted through the air, creating an inviting space that transcended the boundaries of a typical dining experience.

Heartfelt Connections:

Beyond the act of serving food, what made this evening truly special was the connections we formed. It became apparent that this wasn't just a dinner; it was an opportunity to break bread together, fostering a sense of community and understanding.

Impact Beyond the Plate:

Our staff member Drew expressed, "It's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. Volunteering at the shelter reminded me of the power of a shared meal to foster community and connection. It was a humbling experience that we, as a team, will carry with us."

Looking Forward:

As we reflect on this experience, we're inspired to continue our commitment to community engagement. The volunteer dinner at the Yukon shelter was not a one-time event but rather the beginning of an ongoing commitment. We are exploring ways to contribute more regularly, whether through additional meals, collaborative initiatives, and anything in between.


In the end, our volunteer dinner was about more than serving food; it was about cultivating a sense of belonging and making a positive impact on the lives of others. We are grateful for the opportunity to have shared this special evening with our local community and look forward to the continued journey of service and connection.

Thank you to everyone who made this memorable event possible.

Written by Anh and Chi Managers

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