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Eli Reynolds brings the socks!
Eli Reynolds came by Carmichael today to donate over 300 pairs of socks. He is 7 years old. Eli is from Balgonie, Saskatchewan. He wanted to do something for kids his age who were less fortunate than he is. He made speeches at different organizations such as the Fifty Plus Club, the Kinsmen, different churches, and made announcements on the intercom at his school and other schools requesting that people donate socks to those who might need them this winter. Huge thanks to Eli and the Reynolds family for coordinating such a great activity that will help keep thousands of toes warm this winter! It is so encouraging to see young people involved in fostering a sense of community!
A human plea
It's -40 with a windchill. Not uncommon to see vehicles running for 20 minutes while their owners wait for them to warm up. Bundled faces hide behind toques and hoods, big mitts and parkas. But what if you live in abject poverty? What if -40 doesn't mean you pull your winter parka, toque, and mitts off the shelves? What if it means you just become more and more cold? This is the reality for our clients. Today, we provided sleeping bags to clients who are still struggling to survive, sleeping outside...
Carmichael AGM welcomes 3 new Board Members
Last night, at Carmichael Outreach's AGM, we saw the departure of some long-serving board members and some new members elected. First, we would like to thank Board Chair, Jeff Grub, for nearly 5 years of service to Carmichael Outreach. Jeff has provided a steady hand, while empowering staff and volunteers. Jeff has decided to move on to other opportunities. We are sad to see Jeff leave and wish to say recognize and honor his efforts. Also resigning from our Board of Directors is John Tzupa...
Carmichael Outreach is looking for Christmas Volunteers. We need 10-15 volunteers for our Kid's Christmas Party on Dec. 15. If you are interested, please contact us at (306) 757-2235 and we will connect with you. Thanks, Carmichael Outreach Staff
Dec 15, 2013Knox Metropolitan Church
At Carmichael Outreach, hope is given a space to grow and those struggling with addictions, poverty, health issues and overwhelming life crisis are shown that people care and are willing to help.