Delivery Day is Almost Here | Edmonton
Cora and Owen Pacholok filled 50 backpacks full of school supplies as
Richard S Fowler School puts love and faith into the 2016 backpacks.
A special thank you to Capilano Playschool and Ms. Asha who has
Thank you to all the generous donations and volunteer time that together
Donations have poured in and we are in the thick of things now! Our busy volunteers are currently shopping and hunting for great deals out on the slippery Edmonton streets to fill our 340 backpacks this year!
Our sponsors have been amazing thus far. ADESA Public Auctions has brought in $2500 cash plus a ton of clothing and toiletries for our backpacks. Armour Insurance and their customers filled a couple of dozen backpacks too! We can’t say it enough – we ae so thankful for the generosity of everyone involved.
Our schedule for the next few days is tight – but we’ll get everything done with the help of our trusty volunteers. We are shopping and sorting today and tomorrow (December 11). bag stuffing will take place on Monday and Tuesday (December 15 & 16) at: 18965 – 111 Avenue, Edmonton. (Drive around to the back delivery door. 3 doors down off of 111 Ave NW.)
We are so excited for our delivery day and thrilled about the turkey dinners that the patrons of JPHAWC and Mosaic Centre will be receiving, courtesy of volunteer caterer DV-Ate Catering.
If you’d like to stuff some backpacks with us, give us a call ASAP at 780-800-0052.
Stay tuned for more info!