Project Connect fair provides basic necessities for Victoria’s poorest

People in extreme poverty targeted by event organizers

Hair cuts, ID replacements, veterinary care and goodie bags with essentials for winter are the offerings at the upcoming Project Connect, a fair for people facing extreme poverty in Victoria.

The fifth annual event takes place Oct. 17 and organizers are looking for donations of goods, services and volunteer time. Get information about needed items and drop-off times by emailing pwilmot@shaw.ca. Connect at facebook.com/HomeForHope.