Events

On Line Auction Fundraising Event

Please check out a small preview of our upcoming On line Auction. Registration opens February 24. Bidding can start at 9:00 am on Saturday February 27. The event will close at 9:00 pm on Saturday March 06. The Website is under development and will update as items are received. Make sure you check back regularly.

https://www.hibid.ca/events/boathouse-replacement-fundraising-and-auction?Action=Preview
On Line Auction February 27-March 06, 2021
Our station has been on call throughout the pandemic, and several rescues have been performed during this period. In the last 12 months we have been on 17 missions. On the water and classroom training has been slowed, to curtail some interactions, but enough to maintain our skills.
As you may know all our fundraing events had to be cancelled, however the need for funding has not changed.
Our three projects are:Outboard Engines replacement – 2021 Boat lift and House upgrade and replacement – 2021Marine Intercom Communications System These are Capital projects and our station needs to fundraise 50% of these. Our regular operating expenses of about $30,000 annually and require about 25% fundraising by our volunteers. HOW CAN YOU HELP….. below some options for you to comsider.
 
 
1.) Return your empty bottles and plastic containers toIsland Return it South Cowichan on 1350 Fisher rd, Cobble Hill, BC V0R 1L2. Modified Hours Tues-Sat 10-4pm.
If you tell them to pay your deposit returns to the Mill Bay Marine Rescue Society, they will accumelate your returns and save them for the Society.
2.) Ask us for  your Thrifty Smile Card,
The system is simple: Thrifty Foods will donate an amount equal to 5% of the dollars you load on to your pre-assigned Smile Card and these will be paid to theMill Bay Marine Rescue Society.
Extra support in your organization’s pocket is as easy as that!
Please email us at mbmrs34@gmail.com to request your Thrifty Smile Card,
3.) If you add our membership number 84053 to your purchases at the Peninsula CO-OP, the Mill Bay Marine Rescue Society will get the annual Dividend Cheque.
4.) or Check our Website by Clicking here and find out how you can donate directly to the Mill Bay Marine Rescue Society, donation receipts for all donations over $20
Thank you for helping us Saving Lives on the Water