Thank you to the members of the Community: We’ve been very fortunate to work with some incredible people over the years and along the way we’ve made lasting friendships.
In 2015, more volunteers came to visit and stayed, more people donated food, time and money. Thank you to local businesses, faith groups, and the hundreds of individuals who rang the doorbell to donate gently used items.
Thank you to our Food “Angels” the incredible people who called to ask what we need and show up with cases of food. Thank you to the Westshore Singers, The Catholic Women’s League, Shapes, Sobeys’s, Super A, Tip Top (we will miss you) Red Apple, The United Church, The Catholic Church, the Anglican Church and The Lutheran Church of Gimli. Thank you to the individuals who brought a tin for the bin. The people who bought tickets to events of which we benefited, The Fraserwood Hall’s Christmas Concert, Elvis Fest, The Winnipeg Beach Car Show, The Ice Festival, Thank you. Adam T. Elvis you rock. Thank you to the Kiwanis, Rotary Club and the Kinettes. Thank you to everyone who provided monetary donations to EBN during the Christmas Fundraising Drive.
Thank you teachers and Students of Winnipeg Beach School, George Johnson and Sigurbjorg Stefansson Early Years School, may the spirit of goodwill and compassion be with you always, think globally, but act locally because the people EBN supports are your friends, neighbors and your community members. Thank you to the students and teachers of Gimli High School for walking in the rain during “trick or eat.” Thank you Santa’s Little Helpers.
Thank you to the volunteers who contribute their time, energy and good humour, we could not do what we do without you.
Thank you Winnipeg Beach, The Village of Dunottar and the RM of Armstrong, and Gimli.
To everyone who shopped at Respun Threads or stopped to enjoy the home cooked meals at The Café, Thank you and come again.
To the Diageo employees and Diageo who matched their generosity. We are overwhelmed with gratitude thank you.
Thank you for making 2015 an incredible year at Evergreen Basic Needs Inc. we wish you all the best in 2016.