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“Neighbors Helping Neighbors”

The Big Canoe Wellness Collaborative is a non-profit, all-volunteer group which provides non-emergency and non-medical wellness services to the residents of Big Canoe. Programs include referrals (BC Info), meals (BC Meals), transportation (BC Rides), caregiver relief/respite services (BC Visits) and healthy living programs (BC Healthy Living). The organization was incorporated in 2014 and began delivering services in November, 2015. Big Canoe Wellness Collaborative, Inc. is a tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. [Read More]

Wellness Collaborative is about ‘neighbors helping neighbors’

The word is getting out! The Wellness Collaborative (WC) has only been around for a short time, but boasts a cadre of volunteers ready and willing to help their Big Canoe neighbors with referrals, food, transportation, and friendly visiting. Pam Mengert shared her experiences with BC Visits which supported her father who lives in a nursing home while she and her husband took a much needed vacation. On the other side of the coin, many Big Canoe residents have been the recipients of caring neighbors who want to help out when illness, disability, or difficulty strikes. Big Canoe has always [Read More]