Annual Christmas Dinner: The neighbourhood centre’s annual Christmas dinner, toy and hamper distribution will take place Sunday, December 8 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
The toy/hamper distribution will be Sunday, December 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Child(ren) Gift Sponsorship: Share the joy this Christmas by sponsoring gifts for a child (or children). If you would like to help make a difference in a child‘s life this holiday season, please give Ann Thompson a call at 905-922-6633 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Backpacks for those in need: On December 16 from 11:30-2:30 p.m., the Neighbourhood Centre will be packing bags full of food and warm essentials to help the homeless get through the coming winter months. Here are some ways that you can help:
- Sponsor one homeless backpack for $15, or two backpacks for $25.
- Sponsor one or two backpacks (per above), and help pack the bags at the Neighbourhood Centre.
- Sponsor one or two backpacks and help pack them (per above), and help to deliver the bags in the community.
Items that are generally included in the backpacks include: hats, mittens/gloves, socks, scarves, blankets, garbage bags, water and food items.
Donations can be made online, as well as by cash or cheque (made out to the Neighbourhood Centre).
Out of the Cold: The Centre is hosting the Out of the Cold program on Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. December through March. Pray for those in our community who need shelter this winter season.