Falkland Hall open as help centre

Evacuees can stop for light lunches/dinners, care packages for human and animals

The Falkland seniors, and Canadian Disaster Animal Disaster Relief Team (CDART) will be opening Up a help center to help evacuees traveling through the town.

The centre will be located at the Falkland Community Hall on Highway 97, open from 8 a.m. til 8 p.m.

They will be offering light lunches and dinners, and care packages for humans and animals.

Any and all volunteers will be welcome.

Items this centre will be collecting:

* Non-perishable food for humans;

* Fresh fruit and vegetables;

* Bread;

* Condiments;

* Toiletries;

* Water;

* Small animal food;

* Water dishes;

* Crates that will be giving to evacuees if needed;

* Gift and gas cards.

Please contact Gena at 250-438-0062, Shirley at 250-309-6556 or Lynn at 250-767 0013 before bringing in items.

If you are in the area and can offer housing of any type, e-mail to outbackjacks@telus.net and they will put it on a information table.