In Peer Profiles

My dad is a Paul Gifford.  He has been a high-level quadriplegic for the past 34 years. Some of you cialis cheap may recall him kicking around the streets of Oliver from time to time.

This past summer dad and I became a part of a peer group supported by Spinal Cord Injury BC.  After 34 years of connecting with very few people in similar situations, this group was like a breath of fresh air. For the most part it just started with coffee groups. These were a chance for Paul to get out and chat it up with others living their lives in a wheelchair. But it lead to so much more.”…

You can read Rachel Gifford’s full story on the Oliver Daily News’ website by clicking here.

If you plan on being in Kelowna on October 24 or are looking for a good excuse to make a trip to Kelowna, you can join Rachel and other Okanagan Peer members and supporters at the Bring Your Own Chair (BYOC) in Support of Spinal Cord Injury BC fundraising event at the Laurel Packinghouse (1304 Ellis St. , Kelowna).

Thanks to Rachel, the Oliver Daily News and all of our members and supporters in the Okanagan.

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