NOW celebrates 10th anniversary in Wetaskiwin

Neighbours Outreach Wetaskiwin (NOW) held an open house to celebrate 10 years in the community and better present...

Neighbours Outreach Wetaskiwin (NOW) board members gathered on Oct. 24 for an open house celebrating the organization’s 10th anniversary in the community.

Neighbours Outreach Wetaskiwin (NOW) held an open house to celebrate 10 years in the community and better present the organization to those who may not know what it is.

NOW is a community resource hub and non-profit organization supported by a group of churches, as well as other organizations in the community.

“We’re trying to reach the community with the arms of Christ. We’re just trying to share love,” said board secretary Michelle Wordley.

NOW offers a variety of programs ranging from a Hot Lunch Table program to prayer support and rehab programs to other agency referrals. “If we can’t meet the needs of people who come in we’ll connect them with other agencies,” said chairman Blayne Leeuw.

A community service fine options program is available for those with fines to pay but do not have the money.

The organization is volunteer run and a registered charity.

With the economy in a recession Leeuw says that may be part of the reason more individuals are seeking NOW.

Like all not-for-profits financial need and more volunteers are two challenges to organization currently faces. “We are very thankful for our contributors,” said Wordley.

Those looking for more information can contact Wordley at 780-360-1717.

 

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