Alvina Berggren has worked tirelessly to lend a hand to a neighbour in need, be it across the street or across the continent. Her giving spirit knows no boundaries or borders. Working with the Red Cross for over 16 years, from a local to an international level, Alvina has completed disaster response assignments in Puerto Rico, New York 9/11, Manitoba and New Orleans. Closer to home Alvina assisted with recovery efforts during the 2003 BC forest fires and continues to make an outstanding contribution to Fort Nelson as a member of the Fort Nelson Emergency Operations Committee offering food, shelter, clothing, whenever the need, in a kindly and compassionate manner.
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