Winnipeg HRC Minutes (November 2014)

Attended: Christopher Little-Gagne, Gloria Kelly, Jackie Nanali, Anna Goldfeld, Christine McJannet, Sheilagh Hanson


Regrets: Gus Mardli, Gunars Butkans, Dawn MacAulay, Melody Raabe, Lorelei Topnik



1. Call Meeting to Order 5:15 pm


2. Planning for Blanket / Coffee Drive


• Proposed date for February 2015
• Assist people in the cold during the winter season
• Theory began with blankets, coffee at dumpsters


3. Thoughts and Ideas


• Assistance from Downtown Biz or Winter Patrol
• Find out what the need is, for example, some places socks are only distributed if the individual exchange
• Homelessness is an activity that PSAC wants to eliminate
• Our goal is to be active and show in community that we care



  • Women’s Committee – assisting woman with pajamas

  • Area Council Committee – assisting Aboriginal youth

  • HR Committee – assisting the homeless

4. To do


• Contact Downtown Biz (Chris Little-Gagne)
• Contact Siloam Mission and Salvation Army (Jackie Nanali)



  • Ask what they need and how we can also help by donating time

• Contact Daycare (Gloria Kelly)
• Meet in January 2015 to finalize
• Contact Local Presidents to be involved


5. Need


• Volunteers for walking / assistance
• Volunteers for donations
• Posters to locals
• Donations, products of coffee, tea, blankets, baby solution, etc.


6. Adjournment of meeting 6:07 pm, next meeting will be determined.