first_imgLow income families will receive extra support this holiday season through the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Holiday Hamper ‘Adopt a Family’ program, pairing local families in need of assistance with community sponsors.Individual or corporate sponsors are given unique lists with information about their adopted family, as well as their needs and desires for the holiday season.Supported families receive household items, groceries, and gifts as well.- Advertisement -Executive Director Danielle Armstrong said this program helps relieve the pressure on low income families, during a time of year that can get stressful on finances.Sponsors are able to support individual families or otherwise make a money donation to the program, which will see Big Brothers Big Sisters staff make the gift arrangements on their behalf.For more information, call 250-787-9674.Advertisementlast_img read more