Outreach Christmas 2012

Outreach Christmas 2012

This special event hosted by Progressive Housing Society
was held at Southside Community Church

on Thursday Dec 6th, 2012.

Outreach Christmas provided a fun filled and festive celebration
for many people who deal wi

th homelessness and extreme poverty
and may not normally celebrate the Holiday Season.

Approximately 272 people were in attendance at Outreach Christmas 2012.
210 people were assisted by the 4 staff of Progressive Housing Society,
55 volunteers from Starbucks, Charlford House and the community and

5 dignitaries.

In keeping with tradition there was a catered pancake breakfast, coffee, pastries,
Christmas trivia, hockey tournament, learning table, scrapbooking table,
donated clothing and giveaways, guessing game, catered turkey lunch,
Santa arrived with presents for all and in the afternoon games and door prizes
continued including bingo, air hockey, searching for treasure and family feud .

Thank you for making Outreach Christmas a memorable and welcoming celebration
of a caring community in Burnaby.

ABC Recycling
Gary Begin
Burnaby Edmonds Lions Club
Burnaby Lougheed Lions Club
Burnaby RCMP
Burnaby Teachers Federation
Cariboo Hill Secondary School Youth Action Committee
Charlford House
City Core Catering
CIty of Burnaby
Coast Capital Savings
Councillor Paul McDonell
Councillor Sav Dhaliwal
Entrepreneurs Vancouver
Ethical Bean Coffee
Fraser Health Public Health
Fraser Health Nurse Practitioners
Gardenworks Burnaby
G & F Financial
MLA Kathy Corrigan
MLA Richard Lee
Snowcap Enterprizes
Southside Community Church
St Albans Anglican Church
St Thomas Moore Collegiate
Starbucks Coffee Canada
Sufi Meditation Centre
Tea with Victor Seniors
Tim Horton’s Community Cruiser
Tommy Douglas Library
12th Avenue Elementary School

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