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Thank you for reading my recent article “April’s Story” by Gillian Shaw – Digital Life Writer of the Vancouver Sun

Merry Christmas Everybody!

I would like to thank everyone who has read the recent article “April’s Story” in the Vancouver Sun Newspaper by Gillian Shaw, Digital Life Writer

In my article in the Vancouver Sun which came out yesterday, Christmas Eve 2009, I reveal my personal journey of homelessness,  struggles, poverty, my efforts to do Citizen Journalism and Mobile Media Reporting with AHA MEDIA and the volunteer mentoring of other folks in basic Media training in Vancouver Downtown Eastside

If you have not read my article in the Vancouver Sun, please click on the link

http://communities.canada.com/vancouversun/blogs/techsense/archive/2009/12/23/april-s-story.aspx

It has been a really tough year for us at AHA MEDIA and we are seeking donations of electronic gear and equipment  so we may continue to build our community capacity to do mobile media reporting in Vancover and Downtown Eastside

FIDO Pay as You Go Phone Cards for cell phones,

Digital cameras,

SD memory cards,

Laptops/Desktops,

Video cameras,

Audio equipment

We are also looking for donations of warm clothing and food items for our friends and neighbors in the Vancouver Downtown Eastside at the LifeSkills Centre near Oppenheimer Park where we volunteer at

Wish List of Christmas Donations by members of AHA MEDIA and LifeSkills Centre

If you would like to donate FIDO Pay as you go Phone Cards, Electronic Gear and Equipment, Warm Clothing and Food to us at AHA MEDIA and for other folks in the Vancouver Downtown Eastside, please email me

Email: Apr@live.ca or  through Twitter or Facebook

Thank you very much and have a Merry Christmas! 🙂

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