North Peace residents travel to Calgary to help children in need

Prespatou resident Verna Wiebe, Fort St. John’s Eva Wiebe, and Charlie Lake resident Sharon Fehr made the long trip to the Operation Christmas Child warehouse in Calgary to help inspect gift-filled shoeboxes before they are sent to children in Central America and west Africa.

It’s the third year Verna has set aside her life to volunteer with Operation Christmas Child and she persuaded Eva and Sharon to come along.

article continues below

“I’ve wanted to do this for years,” said Sharon, who’s a veteran shoebox packer. “I love to see the videos showing the smiling children receiving their boxes.”

Fort St. John residents can still help children by packing shoeboxes with school supplies, hygiene items, and toys.

Just visit www.PackaBox.ca and do it online from the comfort of home.

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca.

© Copyright Alaska Highway News

Comments

NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Alaska Highway News welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus
Sign Up for our Newsletter!

Popular News

Lowest Gas Prices in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St John, Tumbler Ridge
British Columbia Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com

Community Event Calendar


Find out what's happening in your community and submit your own local events.