Cold Weather Clothing Drive

B Mack & Karly’s Cold Weather Clothing Drive is back and will be in support of Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society. If you have warm clothes in your closet that you don’t wear anymore, donate them to provide a simple, vital gift to those in need in our community. All donations will go towards helping the most vulnerable members of the community to ensure that each individual has the necessary clothing during these cold winter months.

Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society is offering curbside drop-offs for donations, call Reception at 250-763-4905 to have someone from KFS grab your item(s). To ensure we are following all safety requirements during COVID-19, we ask all donations to be placed in plastic bags.


All Donation Drive donated items must be in good, clean, sellable condition. The following guidelines describe what we can accept.

Acceptable Donations - Adult & Children's items (Gently used or new winter items only):

Jackets
Toques
Snow Pants
Scarves
Mitts/Gloves
Packaged underwear & socks

Hoodies/Sweaters
Shirts
Accessories (purses, sunglasses, hats)
Pants
Boots
Shoes

Blankets
Sleeping bags
Tarps
Tents
Backpacks & bags


 

Supporting

Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society

 

Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society​’s Role:
KFS will take a primary role in the clothing drive. They are responsible for sorting, counting, and distributing the donated articles of clothing. They will also help coordinate volunteers for picking up the clothing from the designated drop-off locations.

ABOUT KFS
The Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society is a registered charity that was established in 1974. The Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society will provide for the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of all peoples through the development of community-based services, while encouraging the community to preserve, share and promote Aboriginal cultural distinctiveness.

CMHA's Role:The Canadian Mental Health Association Kelowna and District Branch was founded in 1956 and is dedicated to the promotion of mental health of all. No matter how old or how young, we provide support for families and individuals through programs that promote positive mental health and support recovery, while championing the elimination of barriers that can prevent people from thriving. We do this through: - Building Homes - Building Lives - Building Community CMHA Kelowna is part of a network of more than 80 Canadian Mental Health Association branches across the country. Each year we provide services and supports to more than 1.3 million Canadians through the combined efforts of more than 11,000 volunteers and staff in over 330 communities.

ABOUT CMHA

The Canadian Mental Health Association Kelowna and District Branch was founded in 1956 and is dedicated to the promotion of mental health of all. No matter how old or how young, we provide support for families and individuals through programs that promote positive mental health and support recovery, while championing the elimination of barriers that can prevent people from thriving.

 

 

 

 

Drop-off location:

Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society, 442 Leon Avenue, Kelowna, BC

Drop-off hours:

Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday, Noon – 3:00pm

Curbside pickup:

Call 250.763.4905