Driven by Good Winner July 2019: Vince Born 

Vince has been volunteering with Hands in Service for 12 years, delivering food bank hampers to ‘shut in’ mobility challenged community members. Individuals and families who cannot access the foodbank on their own. Annually, Vince delivers to clients and SD23 students, Living Salads – Portable Community Gardens that grow fresh ingredients, from May until October. Ashley at Hands in Service says, ”When …

Driven by Good Winner March 2019: Kim Zimmerman

Kim is a mother of 4, a full-time elementary school teacher and in her spare time started a food rescue program in New West for less fortunate families. She picks up food from grocery stores and has organized additional drivers from her school and delivers the food to shelters, her school and a few New West missionaries. Kim and her …

Driven by Good Winner February 2019: Adel Yazura

Adel has a big heart and her love for helping others runs deep. Adel uses her vehicle to pick up produce, bread and bakery items, ‘The Bread Run’, and delivers them to local shelters and low-income individuals in the Tri-City area. She also uses her vehicle to take seniors to Dr. appointments, shopping and she has visited some of them …

Driven by Good Winner January 2019: Deborah Davies

Imagine taking time to organize a group of volunteers every Month in Surrey, make sandwiches and take them downtown to feed the homeless. That’s what this Month’s winner does and Deborah makes great use of her vehicle to help disadvantaged people in the Downtown East-Side area of Hastings. She picks up donated food and clothing and makes a difference in …

Driven by Good Winner December 2018: Herb Willberg

When most of us dream of retirement, we think of relaxation, travel, and Pina Coladas, but not for Herb. After a long career as an RCMP officer here in the Lower Mainland Herb hasn’t slowed down much at all. Each week Herb transports Cancer patients from Langley to their treatment appointments in Vancouver. During what are likely some of the …

Driven by Good Winner November 2018: Gene Rounds

Our winner of the Driven by Good November prize is none other than Gene Rounds. Gene spent most of his career doing long haul trucking for VanKam Freightways, but was unfortunately forced to give it up due to health concerns. It took more than a few health issues to keep Gene off the road serving his fellow citizens. Since moving …

Driven by Good Winner October 2018: Lynn Spence

Every Wednesday Lynn Spence helps pack and deliver 30 backpacks to underprivileged children at local elementary schools in Surrey. These backpacks are filled with meals to make sure that the children and their families have food to eat over the weekend. Last year Lynn tragically lost her home to a fire, but that didn’t slow her down, and she never …

Driven by Good Winner September 2018: Steve Genik

For the past 4 years Steve has been involved in numerous initiatives to give back to the community. In a previous life working in scrap metal pickup, Steve noticed that there were a lot of really nice bikes being thrown away. He contacted one of his friends with an idea to retrieve all of these bikes, fix them up, and …

Driven by Good Winner August 2018: Hank Brennan

Hank Brennan runs his own not for profit recycling program that benefits homeless people, and less fortunate across the Lower Mainland. Hank and his trusted ‘Christmas Glitter Van’ has worked tirelessly to collect bottles and cans throughout the year to raise money to help feed and serve the hungry in our community. Hank does this work from the goodness of …

Driven by Good Winner June 2018: Peter Short

Peter Short’s journey begins when he lost his 6-year-old daughter to cancer just over a year ago. During her battle with cancer, a number of local hero’s fundraised to help support the family during her treatments. Since her passing, Peter has been collecting bottles to raise money for other families who have children battling cancer. Each month Peter sends out …