Join our upcoming events and become more connected to your community!

SOS is committed to enhancing our residents’ quality of life, including promoting healthy social lives and interpersonal connections.

Our events combat isolation, educate, inspire and help raise awareness of the resources available at SOS.

We also want to keep our pulse on the community, by listening to our residents’ thoughts, suggestions and interests.
Your input is valuable and could help shape future events. Click below to fill out a brief survey.

SOS is working with Blue Sky Fundraising to help fundraise for SOS. They are a local company who produce savings books to help raise funds for charities and local schools such as SPCA and Ballenas Secondary School. Each book will retail at $20 each and sold at SOS Thrift Shop and at our Parksville Community Services Centre from February 13 – end of May.

Inside the Savings book readers will find many coupons from businesses in Qualicum Beach, Parksville and Nanaimo. Overall providing over $1,400 worth of savings.

For more information on Blue Sky Fundraising or the Savings Book visit and

Participating Businesses:

  • The Back 40 Grill
  • Elegance Sculpting
  • Bosley’s By Pet Valu
  • KD’s Cafe
  • Lefty’s Pizza & Restaurant
  • Sunset Lanes Bowling Alley
  • Mystic Lotus
  • Topspot Diner
  • M&N Mattress and Sofa
  • Bumblebaby Boutique
  • Family Ford
  • Coyote’s Coffee
  • Close To You Fashion Boutique
  • Sarpinos Pizzeria
  • In The Groove Records
  • Retro Zone Games
  • Island Traders
  • Mercedes Lane Fashion
  • Barber Ret
  • Qualicum Pet Foods & Supply
  • Tablet Pharmacy
  • Legart Leggings
  • Wildplay Elements Park
  • Cobs Bread
  • Invictus Charters
  • Bee’s Knees Cafe & Catering
  • Drip Coffee
  • Port Place Hair Spa
  • Gifts for Kids
  • LG’s Pizza & Pasta
  • Lilybelle Locks
  • Happiest Pup Pet Services
  • The Breakfast Nook
  • Hub City Cycles
  • Kirby’s Source for Sports
  • Sarah Talks Food
  • Sports Card Alley
  • Piccadilly Bistro
  • Off the Vine On Premise Winemaking