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INVITATION TO ATTEND A DUNEDIN COMMUNITY VIGIL IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE OF CHRISTCHURCH
Friday 25th February 2011
5.00 - 6.00PM
Upper Octagon, Central Dunedin.
Further information: Michael Laufiso
Ph. 027 2461039
A Dunedin Community Initiative supported by the Dunedin City Council & OUSA.
Note: At 4.45pm there will be a pre- vigil gathering on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral for those who would like to offer thoughts or prayers during the vigil.
PLEASE DONATE ITEMS FOR CHRISTCHURCH PEOPLE IN NEED
"Nations Church at 334 King Edward Street, South Dunedin is opening the facility as a collection point for relief items that will be taken by the Salvation Army to Christchurch. The church gym will be open between the hours of 9am and 1pm, Tuesday to Saturday, from 24 February to 5 March. Someone will be there to organize the collection. Unfortunately the church is unable pick up items.
The following items are most urgently needed. Please provide sealed packages, not home made goods. All items should be new or near new.
~ Baby food
~ Tin food (preferably food that doesn't need heating)
~ Manual can openers
~ Gloves - leather or gardening style (preferably rubber)
~ Disposable gloves
~ Nappies - all sizes
~ Sanitizer lotion
~ Buckets - new only please
~ Pillow cases
~ Toilet paper
~ Treats: chocolates, biscuits, sweets