For the past five Christmases, elves have been running around the Bow Valley committing good deeds for seniors. Christine DeSoto, owner of Rusticana Grocery and founder of the program, got the idea from her sister who has a similar program in Burlington, Ont. Starting off by herself, DeSoto ended up joining forces with the Bow […]
Serving over 300 families in need over the holidays in Canmore, Harvie Heights, Exshaw, and Morley, the Bow Valley Christmas Spirit Campaign will officially get underway at the Canmore Christmas Artisans Market this weekend!
Thanks to all the donors and volunteers, the Bow Valley Christmas Spirit Campaign was another wild success this year. We delivered to over 325 households – 425 adults and 245 children – in Canmore, Exshaw, Morley and beyond, which included turkey Christmas dinners, perishable and canned goods, toys for the children and gift cards for Mom & Dad. The […]
This is a very helpful article that we came across from some of our friends south of the border. What types of donations help most? And what kinds of food should you avoid donating? Find out the best ways to help hungry families in your community. Read the entire article at The Kitchn. Suggestions for Holiday […]
We would like to thank Geraldine Clarahan who was a board member for more than eight years with the Bow Valley Christmas Spirit Campaign. She provided valuable contributions throughout these years in her roles – coordinating gifts for adults in the Bow Valley and as secretary. She kept us on track with her detailed minutes […]