Over its 63-year history the Chatham Goodfellows have provided Christmas to the less fortunate for citizens in Chatham and the former townships of Chatham, Dover, Harwich and they partner with the Merlin Legion/Kinsmen to provide for those in need in Merlin, Dealtown, North Buxton and the former Township of Raleigh.
Chatham Goodfellows appreciated the overwhelming generosity to “Ensure No Child Without a Christmas”.
Photograph – Chatham Goodfellow President, Tim Haskell receives a cheque from CUPE 12 Representatives Barbara Roe, Glenda Friesen and President Kelly Stowe. The money will be used to purchase toys as well as boot and shoe certificates for the children in need.
Key Chatham Goodfellows dates:
- Merlin Legion dinner December 2, 2017. The Merlin Legion and Chatham Goodfellows are longtime partners.
- Porchlight is on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Spirit and Life Centre.
- Toy Packing 6pm to 8pm December 11 to December 14, 2017 at our new location 463 St. Clair Street (the former Fabricland building next to Dimitar’s). Delivery date is Monday, December 18, after 5:30.
- Street Sales are being conducted on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16.
- Food packing is at Spirit and Life Centre (St. Joseph Site), packing/delivery on Tuesday December 19 – packing beginning at 8am – deliveries beginning at 12 noon.
Tim Mifflin, Director