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WISH Throws Annual BBQ for Port Douglas Residents

August 8, 2011 8:08 AM | News

On Sunday, the Winnipeg Interprofessional Student-run Health (WISH) Clinic held its 3rd annual WISH Family Fun Day BBQ for residents of the Point Douglas area at the Mount Carmel Clinic. Guests were treated to Aboriginal dancing, face painting, carnival games, great food and smiling faces.


WISH volunteers prepare one of many tables offering free items to benefit residents in the Point Douglas community during the annual Family Fun Day BBQ on Sunday, August 7, 2011. (VINCENT LEE / CHRISD.CA)

WISH is an interprofessional student-run clinic offering non-judgemental, socially responsible, holistic health care to the community Sunday afternoons at the Mount Carmel Clinic.

Student volunteers from the University of Manitoba range from 14 different disciplines including medicine, nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, social work, and nutrition. Donations of non-perishable food items and gently used clothing are always welcome.

Clinic hours are Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 886 Main Street. No appointments necessary.

ChrisD.ca video/Vincent Lee


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