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March 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Providence in the Park

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The PHC Mission Team at Oppenheimer Park will be handing out gently used clothing, toiletries, healthy snacks and nutritional bagged lunches to Downtown Eastside residents on Saturday April 25.

Two ways to be involved:

  1. Donations
  2. Volunteer your time – physician volunteers needed!

Types of donations:

  1. Donate Money (we will purchase toiletry kits, clothing, etc.)
  2. Donate items (new socks & underwear, gently used clothing: hoodies, jeans, sweatshirts, and baseball hats. Blankets, waterproof shoes and/or walking shoes, toiletry kits: toothbrush/paste, travel sized soap/shampoo/conditioner, sunscreen, lip balm, bandages)

Contact Dr. Karen Dallas directly if you want your donation to be recognized as coming from PHC Medical Staff!

VOLUNTEER your time to help out at the event itself on Saturday, April 25! Main opportunities are:

  1. Set-up for the event
  2. Distribution of clothing, kits, lunches
  3. Clean-up crew to wrap up the event (starting approx 1:30pm)

Let’s have a strong Physician presence there! We ARE Providence!

Email kdallas@providencehealth.bc.ca ASAP to RSVP for volunteering.

*Note: Powell St. to East Cordova will be closed from 10:00AM- 1:30PM due to this community event.