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Sea to Sky Community Services welcomes $30,000 donation from

Squamish, BC, April 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Chung family and their organization Primacorp Ventures have a long history of championing employment inclusivity through Joe’s Table Cafe. Following the announcement of their $30,000 donation to Sea to Sky Community Services (SSCS) Community and Employment Services, an intimate check presentation ceremony was held on April 7e2022.

Sea to Sky Community Services (SSCS) is a charitable organization that provides over 40 individual and family social service programs to create healthier communities throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor. SSCS Executive Director Jaye Russell said Primacorp’s donation supports the organization’s mission to serve the community. “Our community and employment services are close to our hearts because we know they create unprecedented opportunities for people who would otherwise struggle to find productive and meaningful employment,” Russell said. “We know it changes lives for the better.”

Primacorp has partnered with Quest University since 2020. In 2021, Primacorp collaborated with SSCS to staff their new Quest University site with Joe’s Table Café, a social enterprise committed to providing fulfilling employment to as many people as possible. people with cognitive impairment. Quest’s Dean of Studies, Dr. Halia Valladares Montemayor, joined the Chung family in saying, “It is a pleasure to witness our partner’s Primacorp donation to our Squamish community. This donation also has a positive impact on Quest University, as Joe’s Table Cafe employees are trained by the Sea to Sky Community Services Society.

With support from Primacorp’s donation, SSCS will offer a wide range of programs, including general life skills and nutrition classes, and encourage entrepreneurial endeavors through offerings such as the Coastal Cooks program, Baking Club and the Food Kits initiative.

Peter Chung said he was grateful to the organization and appreciated its work to empower people with disabilities like his late son Joseph. “Although this type of work is difficult, it is a labor of love,” Chung said. “When my son was looking for a job, we couldn’t find a program like the job program offered at SSCS. It would have been so beneficial to him. »

Primacorp Ventures is the largest independent provider of private post-secondary education in Canada, whose primary goal is to change lives through education, service and care. Dedicated to creating meaningful jobs for people with dementia and a strong advocate for autism awareness, Primacorp Ventures participates in a variety of community initiatives and philanthropic work. Primacorp Ventures Inc.

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