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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.

#SOSTeenShop

  Our first ever #SOSTeenShop event was so much fun! Coinciding with SOS Thrift Shop's 19th anniversary at its current location, around 60 local youth enjoyed live music, food and a shopping extravaganza at SOS Thrift Shop on Sept. 8. “We were really pleased...

#SOSTeenShop

We are hosting our first ever #sosteenshop! This event, for local 13-19 year-olds, will be held at SOS Thrift Shop on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 5-7 pm. We will offer great back-to-school deals, plus we will have live music, food, a DJ, prizes, a scavenger hunt,...

Rambler’s Benefit Concert for SOS

You are invited to listen to some outdoor rock n' roll by local band The Ramblers on Saturday August 20 from 2 to 4 pm in Qualicum Beach. A Donation box will be available to contribute to SOS and the valuable community programs and services it provides to District...

SOS AGM 2022

SOS AGM to take place June 29, 2022 SOS will be hosting our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 29 at 5:30 pm.The AGM will take place at the SOS Community Services Centre in Parksville. For more information on attending and how to RSVP, please click here....

Free Strategic Giving Workshop

Connect, engage, and learn howyou can make a lasting difference This event is intended for people who want to learn ways their estate planning can help save money on taxes while at the same time invest in the good works of charities you care about.  Click here to...

Ken Kirkby Art Fundraiser for SOS

Renowned Canadian Painter Ken Kirkby is helping SOS meet needs in our community this Christmas! Follow this link to our Facebook Group Page Ken Kirkby Art Fundraiser for SOS. Select "Photos" and you'll find 10 Original Oil on Canvas paintings by Ken Kirkby. Then...

SOS Halloween Costume Competition 2021

It's that time of year when we ask for your help voting for our People's Choice Award in our Annual Halloween Costume Competition. As many of you know, this is a big deal, as the winner gets huge bragging rights all year. Most of our costumes are curated from our...

Quality Foods helping SOS meet needs

A multi-year commitment from Quality Foods will help SOS strengthen our local community. Quality Foods has joined the SOS Biz for Good Initiative, committing $10,000 a year in grocery store gift cards for the next three years. SOS Biz for Good is an important part...

Quality Foods Executive Assistant Dianna Rivard

Windsor Plywood helping SOS build a stronger community

The Windsor Plywood Foundation is helping SOS rebuild capacity and meet needs in the community. “We’ve been very fortunate over the years,” said Windsor Plywood Foundation Director Cathy Brown. “Windsor is celebrating 50 years, so 50 years later this is a way for...

Windsor Plywood

Friendly Colouring Contest for Ages 0-5!

Colour our Thrift Shop, get a swag bag and more! SOS is encouraging all local children ages 0-5 to use their creativity and imagination to colour our Thrift Shop! Have fun wth colours or shapes, and then have a parent/caregiver help you write what you love about...

Thrift Shop Colouring Sheet

Vote People’s Choice for Oceanside Kids Got Talent!

SOS Oceanside Kids Got Talent Competition 2021 Thank you everyone for your amazing submissions! We had a wonderful time viewing all of these and we know they will impress and delight everyone who views them. Please vote only once and write your name and your vote...

SOS AGM 20201

SOS Annual General MeetingJune 30, 2021 at 7 pm Dear SOS Members, Due to COVID-19, we are again scheduling our AGM as a virtual meeting on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 7:00 pm.We are posting this invitation for members on our website, sending it via email and...

Oceanside Kids Got Talent!

SOS Oceanside Kids Got Talent Competition 2021 SOS wants to celebrate local talent and encourage kids to express themselves creatively, while reaching outside their comfort zone to help develop confidence and resiliency. Plus, every entry gets an SOS swag bag, and...

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