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Lit­ters ‘n Crit­ters Res­cue So­ci­ety While it may be tempt­ing, ex­perts will tell you tak­ing a pet home for Christmas usu­ally isn’t a good idea. Here’s what you can do in­stead: Do­nate to a lo­cal res­cue. Lit­ters ‘n Crit­ters is one such or­ga­ni­za­tion. Aero­plan miles, dog toys or treats and fi­nan­cial con­tri­bu­tions are all ac­cepted. lit­ter­sncrit­ters.com/do­nate 3 Feed Nova Sco­tia Ac­cord­ing to the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s web­site, 65 per­cent of Feed Nova Sco­tia’s food do­na­tions come from in­di­vid­ual donors. You can be one of those donors by giv­ing food or funds. For more in­for­ma­tion on most needed food items, visit the web­site be­low. You can also do­nate your time by reg­is­ter­ing as a vol­un­teer. feed­no­vas­co­tia.ca/do­nate

7 Im­mi­grant Ser­vices As­so­ci­a­tion of Nova Sco­tia (ISANS) ISANS helps new Cana­di­ans set­tle into Nova Sco­tia by of­fer­ing lan­guage pro­grams, child­care, em­ploy­ment counselling and more. isans.ca/about/mak­ing-a-do­na­tion mosh­hal­i­fax.ca, do­na­tions ac­cepted via CanadaHelps.org

9 Souls Har­bour Res­cue Mis­sion Souls Har­bour pro­vides meals, shel­ter and re­cov­ery sup­port to those liv­ing with poverty and ad­dic­tion. You can do­nate to the general fund or pick a spe­cific cam­paign, in­clud­ing the Merry Christmas Cam­paign. Although it’s a Chris­tian or­ga­ni­za­tion, they state that they won’t turn any­one away based on re­li­gion. shrm.ca/in­dex.php/do­nate

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