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Bishop Savaryn Council 9559 in Red Deer donated two wheelchairs through the Global Wheelchair Mission to a collection of hospital equipment bound for Koloymia, Ukraine. Knights worked with The Lending Cupboard, a charity that provides hospital equipment to the public, to assemble a collection of walkers, roll-aid chairs and bathroom commodes for a hospital in Koloymia. Council members also helped load the equipment for transportation.

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Star of the Sea Council 7015 in White Rock and Cloverdale Council 7276 in Surrey collaborated with the Surrey-Delta Pro-Life Society to rent two billboards at the international border crossing near Blaine, Wash. The billboards carry pro-life and "Keep Christ in Christmas" messages.

M. Leo Sweeney Council 8319 in Vancouver hosted a pancake breakfast on the feast of Christ the King Nov. 25, 2012. Knights served more than 140 guests and raised $760 to support vocations.

St. Joseph the Worker Council 13356 in Victoria built a new Marian grotto at St. Joseph the Worker Church. The shrine includes memorial plaques, granite benches, and trees and plants purchased in memory of loved ones to help defray the cost of the grotto.

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