The IRIS team. Photo: Submitted

The IRIS team. Photo: Submitted

IRIS teams with Robson students for Christmas surprise

IRIS lunch delivery program going strong

The Project IRIS (Increasing Recreational Involving Seniors) team is still hard at work supporting local seniors and setting a record with their lunch-to-go program.

On the week before Christmas, IRIS delivered 171 lunches. But the seniors receiving the lunches got more than just food. Each delivery included a Christmas gift bag full of goodies including baking, puzzle books and a homemade Christmas card from the Robson Community School.

“The Christmas Cards were so amazing,” said IRIS coordinator Sandi McCreight.

“This amazing inter-generational connection project is an ongoing one and we look forward to seeing what’s next.”

McCreight reports that since COVID forced a switch in the way they offered programming back in March, IRIS has delivered 4160 lunch-to-go packages.

For more information on IRIS programming, contact McCreight at 250-608-0706.

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Students at Robson Community School made Christmas cards for local seniors. Photo: Submitted

Students at Robson Community School made Christmas cards for local seniors. Photo: Submitted

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