CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre and Baby Gagaa Boutique Host Clothing Drive to Benefit Local Children and Families

June 20, 2019  

Midland, Ontario – June 2019 – Centre de santé communautaire CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre (CSC CHIGAMIK CHC) in partnership with Baby Gagaa Boutique, is hosting a Clothing Drive on Saturday, July 6 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at Baby Gagaa Boutique, 231 King Street, Midland ON.

The organizations are asking members of the community to donate gently used clothing and baby supplies to help support children and families in need living in our community, and the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada. The event will also provide women and children who are part of CHIGAMIK’s Strong Women, Strong Nations program, with access to free clothing and baby supplies from Baby Gagaa Boutique. A referral through CHIGAMIK’s Indigenous Perinatal Health Services or Biidaaban Doula Collective is needed to access this service.

“At CHIGAMIK, giving back to our community plays a huge role in our day to day efforts, and we are very excited to be co-hosting this Clothing Drive fundraising event that will directly benefit children and families living in our community,” said Trent Simons, Community Health Manager, CSC CHIGAMIK CHC. “With the support of our wonderful community, we anticipate this fundraiser to be very successful and hope to make it an annual event.”

Donations will be accepted at Baby Gagaa Boutique on July 6th between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm or at CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre prior to the event. An at-home pick up service will also be available during the hours of the event.

For more information about the Clothing Drive and donation guidelines, please call Jen Ritchie at 705-527-4154 x252 or visit www.chigamik.ca/news-media/events.

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About CSC CHIGAMIK CHC
Centre de santé communautaire CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre is a not-for-profit health care service funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, through the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network. It offers bilingual and culturally sensitive care. It encourages persons who identify as First Nations, Francophone, Inuit, Métis or Aboriginal and live in North Simcoe Muskoka to register. For more information please visit www.chigamik.ca.

Media Contact:
Louise Picot
Communications
CSC CHIGAMIK CHC
705-606-1549
louise@louisepicot.com