Renate Sutherland

SOS toy room in Parksville is ready for Santa

The toy room is filled thanks to the help of many individuals, groups and fundraising efforts such as the Tigh Na Mara Toy Drive

Renate Sutherland, Executive Director of the SOS stands ready in the toy room where many children’s Christmas wishes will be granted. The toy room is filled thanks to the help of many individual donations, community group efforts and fundraising efforts such as the Tigh Na Mara Toy Drive. Last year the SOS assisted 900 households. As of Dec. 14, 782 households have registered. The SOS goal of $110,000 currently stands at $68,470. To register or to donate, contact the SOS at 250-248-2093 or sosd69.com.

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