Letters to the Editor

Letter: World Vision seeks help

To the editor:

Capital News readers might be interested to know that across British Columbia people are discovering that they want nothing for Christmas but to give to others.

The survey reveals that:

• 59% of residents of British Columbia feel there is nothing they need for Christmas

• 87% enjoy giving gifts

• 81% are more likely to donate to charity versus 74% of Canadians overall.

Last year, more than 327 local Kelowna residents included charitable presents from the World Vision Gift Catalogue in their holiday giving. They purchased $1,779 worth of essential items ranging from livestock to clean water to medical supplies—for children and families in developing countries.

You can choose the present that’s most meaningful for you to give knowing it will meet a critical need in places where World Vision works.

Kristian Foster,

World Vision

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Community Events, April 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Apr 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.