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Donation Drive for Mishkeegogamang First Nation

posted Dec 1, 2014, 10:43 AM by Melanie Loiselle   [ updated Jan 23, 2015, 8:35 AM ]
Thank you!


On such short notice we collected a trunk and backseat full of donated items for the Donation Drive for Mishkeegogamang First Nation. A big thank you to all Members who donated items.

OPSEU Local 596 joins CUPE Local 3903 in a Donation Drive for Mishkeegogamang First Nation.

Visit them on Facebook and read the CBC article featuring this Donation Drive.The truck leaves Toronto December 06th!

Members of Mishkeegogamang First Nation are facing a harsh winter and the injustice of a terrible housing crisis.


Call out for VOLUNTEERS, FURNITURE and WARM CLOTHES!

Beds, Tables, Chairs, Mattresses, Couches, Warm Clothes, Blankets.

Tools, Dishes and Cutlery, Kids clothes/toys/books, Washers, Dryers, Bookcases, Clothes, TVs, Computers.

 

Donation Drop off Location: POD-247-A, Union Office.

Clothes, Blankets, and smaller items such as toys, tools, dishes and cutlery.

Drop Off Times: Now until December 05th. Please call ahead to make sure James or Megan is there. (Ext. 5351)

Drop Off Deadline:  Friday December 05th at 1:30pm.


For larger items, or if you are unable to bring items to Campus:

Please email cupe3903fnswg@gmail.com or call 647-295-0078 to arrange pick-up. Pickups usually happen on Fridays and Saturdays.

You can arrange to drop off clothes at 700 Dufferin or items at Weston Rd. and St.Clair (especially Dec.6th!).

They are also looking for volunteers for furniture pick-up crews (they have lovely gifts for volunteers), donations to cover the driver and fuel.

 

For further information please contact Heather Bain at heather.bain@ryerson.ca or Melanie Loiselle at mloisell@ryerson.ca