West Island Mission needs help providing backpacks to local school children


West Island Mission (WIM) is seeking help from the community for its annual “Sponsor a Backpack” program. Held on Saturday, August 12th, this year’s drive aims to aide 220 families made up of 460 children between the ages of 5 and 17.

A $20.00 tax deductible donation can sponsor a backpack filled with supplies needed for the upcoming school year. As well as the supplies, families will receive fresh produce along with milk, bread and toiletry items to help them through this expensive time of year.

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How to help

Three donation options have been setup to facilitate your contribution:

Website:  https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/west-island-mission/ (select “Sponsor a Backpack” from the dropdown menu)

Special Giving page:  https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/31301

Mail: Checks made out to West Island Mission can be mailed to PO Box 46539, RPO boul. St. Jean, Pierrefonds, QC  H9H 5G9

If you have any questions, or would like to find out about other ways to help, please contact West Island Mission at 514-912-6813.