Kids Gifts & Gear Swap

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Join us if you’d like to set up a free table to sell your gently loved kids items, kid oriented hand-made items, or even household items that would be useful to families. Youth may set up a table with adult permission. Reserve your table today.

Join us if you’d like to purchase planet-friendly gifts for young loved ones. 

Join us if you’d like to donate quality, gently loved items for sale with proceeds going toward the CCHA Family Program’s Holiday Smiles Fund to purchase holiday gifts for low-income local kids. Drop-off is at 2:30. Advance notice appreciated.

Buy, Sell & Trade
Gently loved items for kids and families

Thursday, November 28 – All welcome
3:00 – 4:00pm at Mansons Hall

Childcare provided by donation during this adult-oriented event.
(Uninterrupted time to shop!)

…baby carriers, strollers, bikes, books, highchairs, homeschool supplies, sports equipment, craft supplies, lego sets your teenager has outgrown, dolls and dinosaurs with lots of play left in them, musical instruments, good condition clothing, outerwear, footwear etc…

This is a project of the Cortes Community Health Association Family Support Program. If you’d like to make a secure, online donation to our Holiday Smiles Fund, visit Canadahelps. Tax-receipts are available for contributions $20+. If you would like to nominate a family for the program, please contact cortesfsc at gmail.com

Child Car Seats Available for Low-Income Families

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Thanks to the generosity of BCAA and United Way (Lower Mainland), low-income families on Cortes Island can apply to receive a free child car seat through the Cortes Community Health Association Family Support Program.
No proof of income is required. According to 2015 census data, many families of young children on Cortes have a household income well below the poverty line. 2015 Median Income for 2 parent families on Cortes Island: $47,616 gross compared to $111,736 BC median. 2015 Median Income for lone-parent families on Cortes Island: $32,683 gross compared to $51,056 BC Median.
To apply for a child car seat for your family, please complete this short application form.

Holiday Smiles for Cortes Kids

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Do you know a family that would appreciate a little extra help this holiday season? The Cortes Community Health Association Family Support Program has received donations from local businesses towards the purchase of holiday gifts for Cortes children in low-income families.

Nominate a family in need by email to Desta at cortesfsc at gmail dot com.

Make a tax deductible donation to the Cortes Community Health Association Family Support Program Holiday Smiles Fund. 100% of your financial donation goes toward holidays gifts for children.

Donate securely online at canadahelps.org

Make cheques payable to:
Cortes Community Health Association
Note: Holiday Smiles Fund
Send to: Box 59
Manson’s Landing, BC
V0P 1K0