Christmas Shopping Ideas
We encourage you to consider supporting one or more of the following:
United Church Mission & Service: Gifts with Vision | A Giving Catalogue from the United Church – Gifts with Vision – The United Church of Canada
“JUST CHRISTMAS” Vendors
The United Church congregations in the Northeast corner of Winnipeg, who have for the past twelve years, hosted the event “Just” Christmas, regretfully had to cancel the event planned for Nov.29th of this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Just Christmas featured venders who promoted and fund raised for non profit local and global projects.
Four long time vendors have provided information regarding their projects.
MARG’S HONEY INC and JOANNE’S CANDLES
Yes, we Smith’s have both HONEY and CANDLES available just in time for Christmas! Go to our website: https://www.margshoney.com and click the word PRODUCTS. This will give you prices and you can see what the products look like. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and you can download the candle order page to print off to order.
How to contact us:
Monies support both L.I.T.E. and Winnipeg Harvest.
THE CUTTING EDGE
The Cutting Edge is a social Enterprise that gives Refugee and Immigrant women the opportunity to learn valuable job skills in a comfortable, cultural appropriate setting, interact with other people to avoid isolation and enhance their confidence as newcomers to Winnipeg. The profits benefit the women and ensures the program continues. To check out their merchandise (including face masks, toques, placemats, aprons etc.), see their website at:
BULK ORDERS CAN BE PLACED FOR FACE MASKS
GRANDS ‘N MORE
Grands ‘N More is a part of the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmother to Grandmother Campaign to support Grandmother’s in Africa as they care for millions of children orphaned by Aids. They sell bags, bibs, and balloon balls, pendants and more. See their products on their website:
L.I.T.E. ( LOCAL INVESTMENT TOWARD EMPLOYMENT)
L.I.T.E. works with partners to shatter the barriers preventing individuals from gaining skills, connections, and experience needed to become employed. Among plans for fund raising are: COOKBOOKS-featuring familiar Winnipeg faces sharing recipes and memories.
L.I.T.E. Pancake Breakfast-gone Virtual
Watch for further developments and opportunities at website: