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Upcoming Nanaimo Fundraising Event?

Community is important to our team and we want to get involved!

Do you or anyone you know have a fundraiser coming up where our trailer might be of assistance?

Contact us, if we can, we would love to be a part of your community event helping those in need in Nanaimo!


That's a wrap! Winter Warm Up Clothing Drive

We can't thank you all enough!! We wrapped up this year's Winter Warm Up Clothing Drive and it was a huge success! Nanaimo Unitarian Shelter and the Nanaimo Youth Services Association are going to put all these warm clothes to good use for those in need.

Monetary donations were also generously received for the Loaves & Fishes Community Food Bank. The total received was $1970 which in the hands of Nanaimo Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank is worth approximately $10,000!

Thank you SO MUCH to all who donated!

Thank you to the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board , the Wolf, The Wave, Nanaimo News Now for helping get the word out. Thank you to Country Club Centre for allowing us to host our event in their parking lot and promoting it. A big thank you to Maegan Gibson at the Country Club...

Winter Warm Up Clothing Drive 2021

“What you can spare, they can wear”
October 2nd, 2021 | 10:00am – 5:00pm | Country Club Centre

We are collecting new or gently used items:

  • Winter Coats
  • Socks
  • Winter clothing (fleece items and sweat shirts/sweat pants)
  • Hats, scarves, gloves, etc.

All items will be donated to: NYSA – Nanaimo Youth Services Association & Nanaimo Unitarian Shelter

Come find our argyle trailer in the Country Club Centre parking lot alongside the Old Island Highway between the Starbucks and Dairy Queen. Come help us fill this trailer!!



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Ocean & Beachfront

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Happy Holidays 2020

We wish you all a very happy holidays and a joyous New Year! Thank you for all your support over this past year!


Canadian Nurses Week - May 11-17, 2020

Its National Nurses Week. Because of you, we live in a happier, healthier world. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Happy Nurses Week.⁠


Teacher Appreciation Day 2020


School teachers around the province and beyond have been working to shift over to remote learning. We appreciate the hard work and care that goes into it all. 

Appreciation goes out to all the parents stepping up during COVID-19 to help their children with their daily lessons and taking time to learn new things through play, baking, adventures, arts & crafts, learning new games and more.


Applying for EI and other benefits for COVID-19

It is unsure times for many and we want to help pass on as many resources as possible. If you have been laid off or are unable to work due to COVID-19 and require financial assistance there are ways that the Canadian Governement is trying to help.

Apply for Employment Insurance HERE

The NEW Canada Emergency Response Benefit is also available to some. To read the Department of Finance Canada's March 25th news release concerning eligibility, click HERE

If you are sick, quarantined or have been directed to self-isolate, you can apply for Employment Insurance Sick Benefits HERE


Resources to Help During COVID-19

In an effort to assist our clients and local community during difficult times, we have created a section on our Dawn Walton & Associates website dedicated to resources concerning COVID-19. 

Please visit:

If you have additional resources that can help our local community, please feel free to let us know. There is no better time to show love, support and compassion. We hope you are well, spending time with your families


2019 Christmas on the Street

The 4th annual Christmas On The Street will be held outside under tents with music by Paul Gogo and many guests Thursday, December 26th, 2019. A Full Christmas Dinner for anyone needing food and friendship. 550 people in need were fed last year and numbers keep climbing.

Wisteria Community Association needs help with Food Donations and Empties so they can buy the supplies for the event. They are also looking for volunteers. All help is greatly appreciated! For further information, please call Tanya Hiltz at 250-591-6443.

Christmas On The Street Wish List Of Food

  • 100 Large Foil Roasters
  • 20-Large Rolls of Tin Foil
  • 1000 Paper Plates
  • Napkins
  • Dessert Plates...