Lumby ‘elves’ help kids make Christmas magical

Organizers of Elves Shelves say 2017 was their “best year yet”

Each year children and adults work together to the bring the meaning of Christmas at Elves Shelves in Lumby. During the community event, which has been held in Lumby for the past six years, donations are collected and gifts are sold for $1 an item. Professor Macklemore elf, Dwarf Elf, and their team of elves help children shop for family and friends. Gifts are wrapped volunteers. Organizers say this was their “best year yet.” Money raised at this years’ event will go to the Girl Guides 0 to 6 programs in Lumby, and the Seniors Stockings project. To donate for 2018, contact Bossy Elf (aka Kristie Wadsworth) at 250-540-6011.

Morning Star Staff


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Serena Morris (left) and Katia Schaeffer (aka Tinkle Elf) look through books at the Elves Shelves fundraiser in Lumby. The event, which allows children to purchase items for $1, raised money for the 0-6 children’s program, Girl Guides and Seniors Stockings. (Contributed)

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