Conservation project at Kogawa House

Early in 2019, the Historic Joy Kogawa House Society plans to undertake a conservation project to restore the sunroom and living room at Historic Joy Kogawa House. We have $75,000 in funding from the BC Museums Association in the form of a BC | Canada 150 project grant. We are now seeking matching funds from friends and members. On Giving Tuesday, please give us the critical boost that supports our efforts to maintain and rehabilitate this 1912 heritage home.

“The longing for that house was forever. I always, always wanted to come home. My mother … also wanted to come home. But it was impossible.”
—Joy Kogawa

When you support the Historic Joy Kogawa House Society by making a donation of any amount, you make it possible for us to better accommodate our school tours and author residencies. You will help us remove an in-fill wall and reinstall the French doors that originally connected the living room and sunroom.

You will also help us remove an unused powder room that creates a cramped space in the living room. Please take this opportunity on Giving Tuesday to help us meet our fundraising goal.

Thank you for your help.

Ann-Marie Metten
Executive Director
Historic Joy Kogawa House Society

Help us advance the conservation work at this important cultural landmark. Please give this #GivingTuesday!