Driving Home Food For Young Families

The Cridge Young Parent Outreach Program has help this month in providing portable, practical support to the over 30 client famlies thanks to Saferway Driver Training School. From mid-October until December 15, 2012 Driverway will be accepting donation of non-perishable food items at their office. All donations will go to The Cridge Young Parent Outreach Program (YPOP) to support young families in meeting their basic needs. Everyone who donates will have their name entered in a draw for a $100.00 Saferway Gift Certificate. 

Clients of YPOP are frequently balancing school, work and parenting commitments on limited finances. Our outreach worker devotes much of her time to driving clients on group discount shopping trips and to the food bank, and having an emergency supply of food, toiletries, and diapers available for clients as needed can often make the difference for parents just trying to make it until the next cheque arrives.

On behalf of the clients of YPOP, a huge thank you to Saferway Driver Training, and to everyone who gives to the food drive. 

UPDATE: Saferway delivered a bus load of donations to The Cridge Young Parent Outreach Program on December 16. And CHEK News came down to report on the delivery. 

Harmonies & Help for Families

Please join us for A Cappella Fusion

An amazing show featuring two award-winning choruses! City of Gardens Chorus and Westcoast Harmony Chorus will delight you with their ringing harmonies and spirited performance. Proceeds from these concerts will help support The Cridge Respitality Service, which provides much needed and appreciated support to the parents of children with special needs. 
DATE: Saturday, November 19, 2011
TIMES: 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
COST: Tickets $25 ~ contact Joyce at ajandgk@telus.net or phone 250-479-6096
VENUE: Charlie White Theatre Mary Winspear Centre (2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, BC)