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24 February, 2020

Point in Time Count 2020

2020-03-09T20:34:58+00:00

This spring, Nelson will be participating in Canada’s third coordinated cross-country Point-in-Time (PiT) Homelessness Count & Housing Needs Survey. Between March 1 and April 30, designated communities across Canada will send teams of volunteers onto the streets and into shelters, transitional housing facilities and community service locations to seek information about the extent and nature [...]

Point in Time Count 20202020-03-09T20:34:58+00:00
14 January, 2020

Coldest Night of the Year

2020-01-27T16:30:48+00:00

On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 Nelson CARES will host the 6th annual CNOY. The Coldest Night of the Year is a walking fundraiser that raises money and awareness for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 130 communities across Canada. We are looking forward to seeing some new faces this year, alongside some familiar ones [...]

Coldest Night of the Year2020-01-27T16:30:48+00:00
12 November, 2019

Community Connect Day

2019-11-12T21:45:03+00:00

Nelson Committee on Homelessness hosts Community Connect Day each November, as winter approaches. This year’s Community Connect Day is on Saturday, November 23 at Central School Gym in Nelson (corner of Ward and Mill Streets), open to guests from 10am – 3pm.Community Connect Day provides an opportunity for individuals and families who are struggling to [...]

Community Connect Day2019-11-12T21:45:03+00:00
3 October, 2019

Call for Volunteers

2019-10-21T15:50:16+00:00

NELSON’S COMMUNITY CONNECT DAY IS COMING! Saturday, November 23 at Central School Gym (@ Ward & Mill Streets) If you want to find out more about volunteer opportunities, click here. If you over 18 years of age, please fill out this waiver. If you are under 18 years of age, please fill out this waiver. [...]

Call for Volunteers2019-10-21T15:50:16+00:00
16 September, 2019

5TH ANNUAL KOOTENAY SENIORS FAIR ON OCTOBER 4TH!

2019-09-16T15:39:31+00:00

This fall, Kootenay Seniors is hosting the 5th Annual Kootenay Seniors Fair, celebrating National Seniors Day. Join us on Friday, October 4th, 10am-3pm at Prestige Lakeside Resort. Admission and activities are free; this year the Fair is featuring 30+ vendors, information on seniors’ services, free chair massage and hearing checks, fun activities, barber shop and [...]

5TH ANNUAL KOOTENAY SENIORS FAIR ON OCTOBER 4TH!2019-09-16T15:39:31+00:00
16 September, 2019

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

2019-09-16T15:35:42+00:00

Friday October 4th, 10 am – 3 pm Prestige Lakeside Resort, Nelson We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help put on the 5th Annual Kootenay Seniors Fair. Volunteer roles include greeting guests at the welcome table, event photographer, volunteer drivers to help seniors get to the fair and various other positions. Full and half-day shifts [...]

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS2019-09-16T15:35:42+00:00
4 September, 2019

Notice of Annual General Meeting

2019-09-04T17:33:01+00:00

The Nelson CARES Society Board of Directors warmly invites you to join us for our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 at 5:00pm Location: Hume Hotel – Hume Room 422 Vernon Street, Nelson     Light Refreshments Provided To vote at the AGM you must be a member in good standing with a [...]

Notice of Annual General Meeting2019-09-04T17:33:01+00:00
4 September, 2019

Reaching Home: Community Planning for Homelessness Reduction

2019-09-04T17:22:44+00:00

The Nelson Committee on Homelessness invites you to participate in a community planning exercise to inform the allocation of our federal Homelessness Strategy funding locally to meet the government’s established outcomes of national homelessness reduction.  This new plan is for 2019-2024. As part of this process, we have already heard from people with lived experience [...]

Reaching Home: Community Planning for Homelessness Reduction2019-09-04T17:22:44+00:00
6 August, 2019

Blanket and Camping Gear Donation Drive

2019-08-06T17:06:12+00:00

August 1, 2019 ­– Stepping Stones – the Nelson based emergency shelter serving the West Kootenay area - is holding a blanket and camping gear drive. Between now and August 31st, 2019, Stepping Stones is requesting donations of sleeping bags, blankets, camping gear, towels, men’s medium pants and t-shirts. With the camping season upon us [...]

Blanket and Camping Gear Donation Drive2019-08-06T17:06:12+00:00
12 February, 2019

Coldest Night of the Year

2019-02-12T20:24:06+00:00

The Coldest Night of the Year is a fantastically fun, family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 100 communities across Canada. Happening on Saturday, February 23rd this is our fifth annual here in Nelson. We are looking forward to seeing some new faces this year, alongside some familiar [...]

Coldest Night of the Year2019-02-12T20:24:06+00:00
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