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Clothing, Lunches and Care Kits for Downtown Eastside Residents

Vancouver, April 16, 2011 - On Saturday, April 16, Providence Health Care (PHC) will be providing healthy lunches and spring clothing to hundreds of residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Staff, physicians and volunteers from across PHC will gather at Oppenheimer Park, on the corner of Cordova Street and Dunlevy Avenue, to distribute the provisions.

In addition to lunches and clothing, those in need will have the opportunity to receive a personal care kit that will include items such as soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, shampoo, sun screen and shaving razors.

What: Providence in the Park
When: Saturday, April 16, 2011 11:00 a.m.
Where: Oppenheimer Park (Corner of Cordova Street & Dunlevy Avenue)

For more information contact:

Justin Karasick
Senior Public Affairs Officer - Providence
Lower Mainland Communications and Public Affairs
Tel 604.806.8460
Cel 604.992.2503