Services to our Community
Members helped serve Hot Chocolate during the Christmas in the Park event.
IODE Sarnia-Lambton Chapters have contributed over $27,800 in services to the Sarnia-Lambton community, with volunteer hours totalling over 20.430 in 2018.
Monetary donations were given to Salvation Army, Bluewater Health Foundation, Sarnia Lambton Camp, Welfare Drug & Dental Fund;Big Sisters, Rebound, Sarnia Workplace Group, Inn of the Good Shepherd Christmas Hampers and “Circles”.
New and used clothing, grooming bags, Fresh Start Household supplies and cleaning supplies were donated to the Women’s Interval Home and 60 coffee mugs were donated to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. Donations of food were given to the CNIB and school breakfast programs.
Knitted items and baby clothes were sent to Provincial Chapter Services for distribution to Northern Ontario; One chapter gave knitted items to Shriners’ Hospital and Lambton Rural Child Care . Lap robes and slippers were donated to local nursing homes; infant and children’s knitted items and clothing were distributed to Bluewater Health Nursery and Lambton Health Unit.
Birthday parties were held at local nursing homes. Fruit was given at Easter and Christmas to the residents of a Retirement Home and Continuing Care Unit at the local hospital. Chocolates were given to veterans in nursing and retirement homes. Christmas baskets and food vouchers were donated to needy families.
Helping our community...
Township family lost their belongings through a fire which demolished the home.