We became members of Okotoks & District Chambers of Commerce.
Our fall fundraiser left us speechless, the support within the community, Town of Okotoks and from the Okotoks and District Chamber of Commerce was immeasurable and it allowed BCO to create a new level of awareness of those in need in our communities and how we are all connected, including the importance of seeing each other.
Our Christmas Feast fed 128 people, including 56 children, within 27 families. Every child had a present under the tree. So many supporters this season made this event the biggest act of kindness to date! Huge thanks go out to Okotoks Sobeys, Hallmark Does Hair, Pure Envy Salon, We Wash Windows, Pet Valu Okotoks, Okotoks Culture & Heritage, RBC, Excel Benefits Inc, iDental, The Eagle 100.9, Okotoks Western Wheel Newspaper, Linda (our Christmas angel for making stockings), our Calgary angel who made delicious treats, everyone who nominated a family in need (it's so important to look out for our neighbours during the holiday season), and all of our amazing volunteers who helped bring it all together and deliver the Christmas Feasts to each of our families.
We had an article in Okotoks Living magazine, creating more awareness for our local community of how we offer a hand up and our future aspirations for those in need.
We received an early Christmas present and got our official status as a Registered Charity!
And none of this could have happened without all the support we received from all of you, our volunteers and from our communities throughout Alberta! Thank you.
We have amazing plans for 2019, and we would love to have you join us!
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Happy New Year,
We at Baby it's Cold Outside are pleased to announced that we have officially received our government status as a Registered Charity this winter! We look forward to taking this accomplishment into a tremendously successful 2019 and spreading as much kindness as possible!
A huge and humbling thank you to all our supporters, partners and volunteers for nominating BCO for the upcoming excellence awards!
We are grateful to have the privilege to serve in our caring communities!
BCO's upcoming September 8th Fundraiser and Silent Auction Event in preparation for the fall season's Essential Drive and Christmas Feast was featured this week in Okotoks Online! Check out the article here to read more about what we've been up to: https://okotoksonline.com/local/baby-it-s-cold-outside-gearing-up-for-fall
We are a charitable organization based in Alberta, Canada. We are devoted to helping the homeless through various fundraising events, clothing and essentials drives, and our eventual goal is transitional housing.