Thursday April 24, 2014


question of the week

Survey results are meant for general information only, and are not based on recognised statistical methods.





Students to collect for Elves Club Dec. 10

Elphinstone Secondary School
Comments

Leadership students from Elphinstone Secondary School will be going door-to-door in Gibsons collecting food for the Elves Club this Tuesday Dec. 10 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Donations of non-perishable food and cash donations can be given to students who will have an official letter from the school to show as identification.

Donations will help fill up Elves Club hampers, which go out to local families in need at Christmas time. Hampers contain presents, groceries to make a turkey dinner with all the fixings and additional groceries to get families through the holidays.

Monetary donations can often mean more food for the hampers because the Elves Club is able to buy supplies in bulk.

“It can literally double what they can purchase,” said leadership class teacher Sarah Mani.

She said the student-led food drive has been an annual event, however some unexpected snow last year cancelled the effort.

“So we had a little blip, but we’re hoping to get right back in there and do it again,” she said.

Students plan to make their way door-to-door between Woodcreek Park, Lower Gibsons and Upper Gibsons on Dec. 10, but if residents will be away during the food drive they can leave donations outside their door with a note for students, Mani said.

If you’re uncertain whether your area will be reached and you have donations for pick up contact the school and leave a message for Mani at 604-886-2204.

“Otherwise, if they miss us they can drop donations off at the school during the next week and a half,” Mani added.


Comments

Comments


NOTE: To post a comment in the new commenting system you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, OpenID. You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Coast Reporter welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

blog comments powered by Disqus



About Us | Advertising | Contact Us | Sitemap / RSS   Glacier Community Media: www.glaciermedia.ca    © Copyright 2014 Glacier Community Media | User Agreement & Privacy Policy
Business in Vancouver Whistler Question Squamish Chief Powell River Peak Real Estate Weekly My Local Flyers

LOG IN



Lost your password?