Clothing Drive-Thank yous

Thank you so much to all the volunteers who helped with the Clothing Drive on Saturday morning! We don’t have final tally on what we received, but we’re very excited by the response. Volunteers are essential to such a fundraiser and we’d like to acknowledge all of them here:
Lilla Tipton, Mike Daniels, Bruce Anderson, Mike Keating, Lisa Beaulieu, Harvey Chometsky, Carley Shelton, Yvonne Russell, Pat Kyer, Mark Brown, Don Carlson, Joyce Carlson, Lorelei Reed, Patrick McLauchlan, Anthony Ostensen, Sasha van Kessel and Stephanie Conte.
Also we need to acknowledge the work of David Morris and Lisa Daniels for putting it all together
Great job, one and all!

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS for Our Clothing Drive!!

May 27th we will be having a Clothing Drive Fundraiser for The ARC Community Event Centre.

We require people and trucks for pickup of clothes.

Saturday May 27th: Door-to-door pickups in Westview ONLY
City garbage routes C, D, & E.

We will be meeting at the Jean Pike Centre at 8:30am for route assignments.

Leave your donation bags on the curb by 9am for free pickup

Please call the Marine Ave. office, 604-485-6411 to get on the Volunteer list or for more information.

CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSET!!

Spring clean out your closet and put your items to good use!

Clothing – Shoes- Accessories – Bedding- Towels

Your donation supports people with developmental disabilities to live more enriched lives in this community

May 23rd – 27th: Drop off your items at the ARC Community Event Centre 7055 Alberni Street, 9am to 3pm

Saturday May 27th: Door-to-door pickups in Westview ONLY
City garbage routes C, D, & E.

Leave your donation bags on the curb by 9am for free pickup
Call 604.485.6411 for more information

Winners of 2016 Festival of Trees

Dave Harmer, inclusion Powell River and Gary Thistlethwaite, Aaron Services drawing the winning ticket – and the winner of Aaron Services tree is Daryl McCormack.

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Dave Harmer, inclusion Powell River and Brenda Piccinin, Capones Cellar drawing the winning ticket – and the winner of the Capones’ Tree is Nada Cusin.

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Dave Harmer, inclusion Powell River and Evelyn Vajai, Dukes Liquor Store drawing the winning ticket – and the winner of Dukes Liquor Store tree is Bill Clutterbuck.

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Congratulations to the tree winners, and to everyone who bought a raffle ticket.

A BIG THANK YOU to Aaron Services, Capones Cellar and Dukes Liquor Store for supporting inclusion Powell River’s WISH FUND.

2016 Annual Christmas Card Fundraiser – our 47th year!

The Artaban Christmas Card Fund (ACCF) began in 1969 under the stewardship of Gerry Gray. For 47 years this fundraiser has filled our WISH FUND which is used for projects and services that are not financed through government funding. We are reaching out again to the community of Powell River and our past donors to let us send your Christmas Greetings for you.

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Donation forms are available this weekend at Quality Foods, Save On Foods, Mitchell Bros and Safeway, and until December 9th at the Jean Pike Centre for Inclusion 7055 Alberni Street, inclusion Powell River Main Office 201- 4675 Marine Ave and the Cranberry Children’s Centre at 6831 Artaban Street.

We thank you for your support over the years, and hope you will continue to choose to send your Christmas greetings through our fundraiser!

Purdys Christmas Chocolates Fundraiser

This year Staff and Friends of inclusion Powell River Society ordered a total of $2181.38 in Purdy’s Christmas Chocolate. A profit of $545.35 goes to the WISH FUND.

Thank you to everyone who placed an order and supported the inclusion Powell River Wish Fund  which supports the unfunded programs and services of our Society.

This year, Self Advocate – Angela Seeley was our top fundraiser, bringing in over $500 in orders – well done Angela!!

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