Looking for an easy way to donate to the Port Alberni Shelter Society? Well now you can donate every time you recycle at The Bottle Depot at 3680 4th Ave. Be sure to say when dropping off bottles, before hand/count begins, that the amount goes to Port Alberni Shelter Society. Otherwise they have to re-total and often don't have the time.
You may also see around town our candy baskets full or delicious Coombs Country Candies. Or our community members selling tickets for our raffle fund raiser for only $2.00 a ticket. Ticket Sales run to Sept 1, 2014 midnight.The draw is Sept 3rd at Port Alberni Harbour Quay 11am.
1st Prize: a Helicopter Tour for 4,
2nd Prize: one night stay at TighNaMara in Parksville for 2
3rd Prize: a $100 basket of Coombs Country Candy.
For tickets Contact: Cindy Sjoholm 250-731-7623 also available at Valley Wines and Water on 3rd, or from the Port Alberni Shelter Society.
We also accept donations for gently used clothing and household items as well as consumables (see complete list below). You are welcome to visit our office at 3978-8th Avenue, Port Alberni, BC to see what we do or to drop off any kind of donation. For larger items please give us a call at 250-723-6511 and we may be able to arrange pick-up.
Donations needed include:
Clothing (all sizes and used are welcome)
Men's Shoes/boots - sizes 10-13 or larger
Men’s & Women’s underwear (new)
Men’s & Women’s T-shirts (M, L, XL)
Men’s & Women’s Hoodies (M, L, XL)
Other Clothing (all sizes and used are welcome)
Construction boots (steel toe size 10 and up)
Men’s & Women’s running shoes
Rain jackets/ponchos/rain pants
Meats such as chicken breasts or legs, burgers, bacon
Canned meat or fish
Pasta (especially macaroni)
Veggies (canned‚ mushrooms, carrots, peas, potato)
Other Non-perishable food items such as:
Beans in sauce, pork & beans
Beans, tinned or dried
Canned meals (i.e. Chef Boyardee/stew/ravioli)
Men’s & Women’s – Shave cream & razors
Men’s & Women’s – Deodorant
Lip balm, blistex
Toothbrushes & paste
Feminine Hygiene products – Pads, Tampons w/ applicators
Bath size towels
Clean pillows, blankets & comforters
Other household items:
Pots, pans (not bake ware)
News & Events
These events are compiled by PASS Staff to inform people of Shelter Events and News