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Special organizations shine during special time

It the time of the year when the good of the community comes out in full force.

There are many organizations helping families out during the Christmas Holiday season.

The Nelson Daily reporter Suzy Hamilton has compiled a list of the special organizations.

 

SALVATION ARMY

601 Vernon Street

ADDITIONAL HAMPERS AVAILABLE

PREVIOUSLY UNREGISTERED pick-up hampers

Thursday, December 20, 3-5 p.m.

Food bank closed: Open January 2, 2013

Mon-Thurs. 10 a.m. -1 p.m.

NELSON AND DISTRICT WOMEN’S CENTRE

420 Mill Street

250-352-9916

www.nelsonwomenscentre.com

SOLSTICE PARTY!

Thursday, December 20, 1-3 p.m.

Food, gifts, bring a dish to share

Closed: December 21-January 7, 2013

NELSON FOOD CUPBOARD

www.foodcupboard.org

Basement, Nelson United Church

602 Silica Street

250-354-1633

Hamper pick up Wednesday, December 19

Food cupboard closed. Open December 31, 2012

Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

OUR DAILY BREAD

Kootenay Christian Fellowship 

812 Stanley Street

1-888-761-3301

Open: Daily lunch, Monday-Friday 11a.m.-1 p.m.

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER 5 p.m.m

Closed December 25, 26

LUTHERAN ASCENSION CHURCH

CHRISTMAS DINNER

5:30 p.m., Dinner at 6 p.m.

Rosemont School

1605 Crease Street

Reservations by Dec. 23 requested if possible, 250-352-2515

No one turned away

Spaghetti Dinner every 3rd Wednesday 5:30 p.m., Rosement School,  beginning January 16

 

Photo caption: Anna Kirkpatrick and Marya Skrypiczajko get ready to put in fresh produce before the 170 hampers are picked up Wednesday at the Nelson Food Cupboard located in the Nelson United Church basement. — Suzy Hamilton photo