Gift basket raffle helping Filipinos

St. Vincent de Paul Society thrift store raffling off 30 gift baskets

The St. Vincent de Paul Society thrift store at 1010 Craigflower Rd. is raffling off 30 gift baskets as a fundraiser for disaster relief for the Philippines.

The themed baskets, filled with various goodies, from chocolate and coffee to books and mugs are available for viewing at the store. Tickets are .50 cents each or three for a loonie and the draw happens Dec. 20. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Call 250-590-8390 for more information.