MCC photo/Paula Holtzinger

Relief kits, filled with towels, soap and shampoo, provide valuable supplies to families whose lives have been disrupted by war or disaster.

Playing time: 
Join us and learn about the importance of a relief kit.

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This year, what are you thankful for? Perhaps, a toothbrush or a bar of soap?

Join Danae Parkinson, from Pleasant Valley Church, and Sophia Bezoplenko, MCC Manitoba's material resource coordinator and learn about the importance of a relief kit. A bucket filled with essential hygiene items.

This fall, give the gift of a relief kit. Join us for Buckets of Thanks. Gather essential items and drop them off at your nearest drop-off location. To get involved call 204-261-6381 or contact


Threads, formerly known as Word and Deed, was established in April 2007. It is a 15-minute radio program hosted by Kyle Rudge featuring the work of MCC in Manitoba and around the world. Threads broadcasts on CFAM AM 950, CHSM AM 1250 and CHRB AM 1220 at 8:45 am every fourth Sunday of the month. Visit to hear more podcasts from MCC Manitoba.