Bridges hopes to fill cupboard over the holidays

Food for Thought – a Christmas Hamper That Lasts All Year is an initiative to help restock their cupboards for the year.

It’s hard to concentrate on an empty stomach and Bridges for Women Society knows it all too well.

Bridges, a local agency that provides education, training and support to women who have endured any form of abuse, began a meal program for their clients.

They saw that women coming to their centre for education often began their day without food. By providing students with breakfast and food for meals throughout the day, they are helping ensure the success of women taking on new challenges for themselves and for their children.

Food for Thought – a Christmas Hamper That Lasts All Year is an initiative to help restock their cupboards for the year. Their goal is to raise $15,600 and a little goes long way. A gift of $20 would feed a woman at the centre for an entire month.

To donate call 250-385-7410 or donate online at CanadaHelps.org. To learn more about Bridges go to bridgesforwomen.ca.