South Similkameen Christmas hamper fund 2011

Hamper fund gearing up for the 2011 festive season

 

The committee would like to express their sincere appreciation to their corporate donors and the  generosity of people who contributed to the hamper fund last year.

Due to the kindness shown by the community, 147 hampers were provided, which is ten more from the previous year.

The committee is a group of volunteers committed to raise funds and collect food donations in order to provide a hamper to families and individuals who are in need, so they can have a joyful dinner at Christmas.

Fund-raising will include a raffle:

First prize: 46” Sony Plasma TV

Second prize: Gift basket (valued at $100)

Hamper boxes will be in place at various businesses. Locations will be specified and updated when available.

Monetary donation can be dropped off at ValuPlus Food. Cheques can be made out to:

South Similkameen Christmas Hamper Fund or: SSCHF 2011

Tax receipts will be issued for donations over $10, or as requested.

Office registration for hampers will be at the Resource Centre:  417 7th Ave. Keremeos

Hours:  10 -a.m. – 2 p.m.

December 5, 7, 9 and 12, 14, * 16 (* cut-off date)

Hedley office registration will be at Grace Community Church: December 8 and 15 (tentatively)

Hours:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

SSCHF contact : Jeff  250-499-9278

 

 

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