In conjunction with the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation,
The DDBIA is aiding in the organization of several events. The first is an outwear and winter boot drive for school children in need, followed by the second annual "Every Child Matters" march.
see below for details
Warmth for every child
Outerwear and winter boot drive.
The DDBIA will be collecting donations of new, and like new kids (K-7) outerwear and winter boots. What does that include? winter coats, snow pants, rain coats/pants, toques, mitts, winter/rubber boots and other warm clothing!
On September 30th from 11 am - 2 pm
please bring donations to Si’em Lelum.
5574 River Rd, Duncan, BC V9L 6V9
At the red Downtown Duncan tent.
Donations will be distributed to children in need at Khowhemun, Alexander, and
Quw'utsun Smuneem Elementary schools.
Every Child Matters march
September 30th, 9 am.
Join fellow marchers at Si'em Lelum on Saturday morning for the "Every Child Matters" march.
At the conclusion of the march, stay at Si'em Le'lum for prayer, speakers, and performances.
Also onsite will be food trucks, gelato and vendors!
9:00am Meet at Cowichan Tribes soccer fields
9:30am Walk begins
10:30am Walk arrive back to field
10:45am Welcome by Audrey George & M’akola Board
11am Introduction MC
11:15am Cowichan Tribes welcome
11:30am Elder speakers
12:30 Youth show case performance
2pm Event End
See the map below for parade route.