I retired a few months ago and decided that I want to do something meaningful by volunteering. I was fortunate to have a long career in the prisons working as a horticulturist. I loved it! They paid me to keep in shape! I looked around for places that may need my skills and came here. My parents lived here and I always appreciated the care that they received. I can see how such a huge campus with so many gardens needs special attention. I love the way the gardens have been designed - especially the one with all the fountains - brilliant! It's really beautiful. I can come a couple of times each week to prune, plant, fertilize - I have the energy and God gave me the skill. I love to serve this way. It works both ways - for the seniors and for me. ... See MoreSee Less
Chris HarmsThank you for sharing the talents and abilities God's given you with these residents - many of whom would love to do what you're doing if their own bodies would let them! You provide beauty and peace to so many!
Menno Place Campus is one of the largest senior's care campuses in British Columbia. There are 700 seniors living on 11 acres across from the Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Menno Place is governed by the Mennonite Benevolent Society which founded faith-based seniors care on this location in 1953.