Beauty Bags group distributing May Bags to organizations in the Peace Region

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A Facebook group called “Beauty Bags” is a group based out of Fairview, Alta. that has been providing uniquely feminine bags three time a year to different organizations in the Peace Region. The group has been providing these bags since February 2015.

At the moment, the group puts together 50 bags that go to organizations such as the Northreach Society, the Saint Lawrence Resource Centre, and Crossroads Resource Centre and Women’s Shelter.

All year long, donation of items, cash, and Canadian Tire money are collected. These bags go out to women in the months of February, May, and October every year.

The group is always on the look out for donations of:
• Large Ziploc bags
• New socks
• Dental care
• Hair dye in darker colours
• Inspirational messages
• Individual packages of travel Wet Wipes
• Hair items such as combs, brushes, elastics, bobby pins, clips, headbands, and the like
• Jewellery
• Nail care
• Make-up
• Feminine Hygiene Products
• Travel or hotel sized shampoo, conditioner, and lotion.

The group does not accept donations of mouthwash, hand sanitizer, or aerosol items.

Anyone interested in donating items or helping in the construction of the bags can do so by contacting the group via Facebook. Donation items are accepted at Elements the Compass of Health at 10600 101 avenue or by calling 1-877-226-7843.


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