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Maxine Wright Opening (Atira)

Speech at Maxine Wright official Opening

Marilyn Pearson giving a speech on behalf of the board of directors for The Surrey Homelessness and Housing Fund who contributed 1 Million dollars to completion of Atira.

Atira Women’s Resource Society’s Maxxine Wright Centre, at 13729 – 92 Avenue in Surrey, provides 24 self-contained units of transitional housing and 12 short-term stay units for women who are pregnant and homeless or at risk of homelessness and their children. The facility will also include new community health centre and a 59-space child-care facility to support residents and current clients of the Maxxine Wright Centre as well as families in the community at large.