A help­ing hand

Fundrais­ing event planned for Don­nie Arse­nault and Kathy Pen­der­gast who have been left home­less after fire

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT/COMMUNITY -

Fam­ily and friends are ral­ly­ing to­gether to help a cou­ple left home­less after a fire gut­ted their home.

Don­nie Arse­nault and Kathy Pen­der­gast, from Egmont-Bay, who are are known as gen­er­ous people al­ways ready to help their fam­i­lies, friends and neigh­bours have been through a rough time them­selves, and the com­mu­nity is in­vited to give them a help­ing hand.

The cou­ple lost their home and all of their pos­ses­sions in a re­cent fire, and a ben­e­fit night, com­plete with a va­ri­ety show and an auc­tion, is planned at the Welling­ton Royal Cana­dian Le­gion on Satur­day, July 8, at 8 p.m.

Well-known Is­land per­form­ers Michael Pen­der­gast, Shane Pen­der­gast, Andy Doucette, Jean­nita Bernard, Nick Arse­nault and Elaine Arse­nault have al­ready vol­un­teered to en­ter­tain guests.

Mer­chan­dise has been do­nated and will be sold dur­ing the auc­tion, but or­ga­niz­ers are ac­cept­ing con­tri­bu­tions un­til the ben­e­fit night.

Acadian dishes such as râpure, fricot, meat­pie, French buns and fudge will be on sale, as well as a 50-50 draw and reg­u­lar lot­tery.

Do­na­tions are ac­cepted at the door, and those who can­not at­tend the ben­e­fit can still con­trib­ute to the cause by visit­ing Evan­ge­line-Cen­tral Credit Union in Welling­ton.

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