Beacon thrift stores donates to typhoon relief

Stop by a Beacon Community Services thrift store tomorrow (Nov. 23) to help with relief efforts

Beacon thrift stores donates to typhoon relief

Stop by a Beacon Community Services thrift store tomorrow (Nov. 23) to help with relief efforts in the Philippines.Beacon staff are donating 100 per cent of all sales Saturday to the Red Cross as it delivers much-needed aid to thousands of people displaced by last week’s devastating typhoon.“Like many health care providers, we have a significant number of our staff, who have family and friends in the Philippines, who have been directly impacted by this tragedy,” said Beacon CEO Isobel Mackenzie. “Fellow staff and volunteers have been searching for a way to help their colleagues, some of whom have been devastated by the news they have received from home.”Direct donations to Red Cross are also being accepted at Beacon thrift stores at the following location:• 2676 Quadra Street, Victoria• 715 Pandora, Victoria• 7105-B West Saanich, Brentwood Bay• 7060 West Saanich, Brentwood Bay• 9775 Third Street, Sidney • 9781 Third Street, Sidney• 9760 Fourth Street, Sidney