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.
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
Thursday, December 20, 1-3 p.m.
Food, gifts, bring a dish to share
Closed: December 21-January 7, 2013
NELSON FOOD CUPBOARD
Basement, Nelson United Church
602 Silica Street
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
Open: Daily lunch, Monday-Friday 11a.m.-1 p.m.
CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER 5 p.m.m
Closed December 25, 26
LUTHERAN ASCENSION CHURCH
5:30 p.m., Dinner at 6 p.m.
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