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District 69 Society of Organized Services (SOS) delivers over 30 programs in service to kids, teens, adults & seniors living in Parksville, Nanoose Bay, and Qualicum Beach. Follow our latest news.

SOS 2021 Commemorative Calendar

Our Resilient Community: 2021 Commemorative Calendar When COVID-19 forced our communities into lock-down, we had some difficult decisions to make. Our Thrift Shop was closed and revenue that has traditionally funded the majority of our programs and services,...

Families helping families

The holidays will be different this year. But if you are in the position to give, you can show your children the value in helping others. Families helping families. Share what you can. Click below to watch a 15-second video. Thank...

SOS Fall Newsletter

SOS is working to continue meeting needs despite the challenges brought on by this pandemic.We're excited to share some wonderful new initiatives in this newsletter that will help us develop a reliable source of funding into the future. We also share some program...

Summer Family Fun for SOS!

Interested in supporting our community and having some fun this summer? We need your help to restart our programs for children, youth and families! Consider hosting an event this summer with proceeds going to SOS. Click here to have a look at the 2-page flyer for...

Thrift Shop reopens June 15

We are very excited to welcome our Thrift Shop customers and donors back to resume treasure hunting and donation drop-offs on June 15! Thank you for your continued support and patience as we continue to work through the challenges that have come with the COVID-19...

Working together to support seniors

SOS continues to take care of local seniors through the COVID-19 crisis thanks to support from the community and our partners. “Without my prescription I can’t sleep at night, I have terrible nightmares,” said Valdis, a SOS Seniors’ Advocacy Services (SAS) client....

Income Tax Program goes virtual

SOS has restarted the Income Tax program. Thanks to community support, SOS continues to offer a number of essential services to local residents. Low income residents who need assistance filing basic tax returns can now call SOS at 250-248-2093 to set up a virtual...

Fundraiser by renowned artists

Renowned local artists Ken Kirkby and Nana Cook are fundraising to help SOS distribute food to neighbours in need. The fundraiser features 50 works of art by the two artists, selling for a fraction of the cost they would normally be sold for. All pieces in the...

The Grateful Heart

Please click here or on the heart below to open a larger version with cut lines. Thank you for your support!  

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