With so many good causes in Campbell River, Anne Roberts works to help as many of them as she can.
She divides her time between shifts at ReStore, the second-hand store operated by Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North, or the local thrift store that supports Campbell River Hospice. She also plans to help with the women’s build group for Habitat for Humanity.
She’ll help out the Museum at Campbell River by giving her time for special events, and she also assists the local chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star with its special events, such as bake sales.
“I’ve done all kinds of other volunteering in the city,” she says. “I’m always busy.”
She moved to Campbell River in 1950 and started giving her time as a volunteer when she was about 12 or 13.
When asked what motivates her to lend her efforts to many groups, her answer is simple.
“It’s because people need help. They’ll just phone me, and I come up and help,” she says.
“I love giving back.”