Peterborough village comes by large time with donations for students during Attawapiskat First Nation on James Bay

October 6, 2016 - storage organizer

Over dual weeks, 200 boxes of propagandize supplies, comfortable clothing, using shoes, humanities and crafts materials and sporting products donated by Peterborough area residents for a Attawapiskat First Nation in northeastern Ontario.

The donations were packaged adult during a Peterborough Armoury and workers from McWilliams Moving and Storage installed them on Wednesday for a outing north to a students of Attawapiskat First Nation on James Bay.

“There was a solid tide of donations nearing during a Armoury from a time a debate kicked off,” pronounced debate organizer Carol Franks who teamed adult with a Fowlers Corners and  District Lions Club.

The Peterborough Petes appealed for boots and hockey sticks, while a Peterborough Baseball Association pulled together a box of bats and gloves.

On brief notice, a Peterborough Lakers have collected adult lacrosse sticks and Saugeen Shafts, Monsen’s Sporting Goods and Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters are convention archery equipment.  Staples, Value Village, Sports Chek, Shoppers Drug Mart, Lakefield Home Hardware and National Sports all responded generously.

“National Sports not usually donated present certificates though also threw in 200 hockey pucks and offering outrageous discounts on tip of that,” Franks said.

Volunteers from a Fowlers Corners and District Lions Club and relatives, friends and members of a village did a classification and packing.

All burden costs have been donated says Franks.

McWilliams Moving and Storage is picking adult a boxes, make-up a conveyance on pallets and delivering them to a boat wharf during Moosonee while MTL is transporting a conveyance into Attawapiskat by boat — presumably on Oct. 18.

The Canadian Armed Forces done a Armoury accessible while Coyle Packaging donated dozens of boxes.

cskarstedt@postmedia.com

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