A collection of Christmas toys organized by the association Bois-d'Arcy Solidarité Inter Familles (Basive)
« L’association Bois-d’Arcy solidarité inter familles (Basif) est ouverte à tous, la difficulté n’a pas de frontière»», lance Béatrice, la présidente de l’association fondée il y a six ans.
Children's books, and games.A little further, children's, women and men's clothing, all sorted and tidy by size.A mirror available to contemplate with the new acquisitions.Dishes is also available, and household linen.
Inside the premises of Bois-d'Arcy Solidarité Inter Familles, loaned by the town hall, people in difficulty can find everything they need."Moderate participation is requested," explains Béatrice.
"This is a question of dignity for them, and a small nest egg for us in order to be able to reinvest in supplies for the start of the school year, stoves, towels and underwear.It is the most requested.We also organize a Christmas for these families, "explains Anita, treasurer of the association.
To offer a beautiful Christmas to these disadvantaged families, a toys collection is organized until November 30."Children will have Christmas toys thanks to this collection.It’s so beautiful to see the pleasure of children and enlightenment in their eyes.The distribution will be carried out on Saturday 11 December.We will all meet to share a meal at the Maison des Associations de Bois-d'Arcy.The Municipal Youth Council will take care of the activities.Families spend a pleasant moment.It is a parenthesis in their difficult daily life, "says the president of the association au dear heart.
Appeal to volunteers
5 volunteers from the association take care of sorting and check donations all year round.Other hands are welcome to complete the team."I was for 25 years at Secours Catholique de Bois-d'Arcy who closed.I wanted to redo something independent and I created this association.Two more volunteers would be welcome.Everyone gives the time they can and bring their stone, "explains Béatrice who has rubbed shoulders with many beneficiaries.
"People find work but only 20 hours and lose their aid.We are here to encourage them.Others are in even more precarious situations, housed in hotels.When they find accommodation, in addition to the linen, dishes is very useful.We put into perspective in life after listening to their stories and we help them as much as possible.They always give it to us with a smile.»»
"My children and grandchildren know that I take care of the Basive association.They give me clothes. Ça aide à donner une conduite»», raconte Anita.
Last year 110 families were helped by the association.Volunteers find a decrease in attendance following the deconflection."There is a kind of fear of going out, yet we can welcome them.Before we were in another room, near the restaurants of the heart and they left for Saint-Cyr-l'Ecole. Mais nous, nous sommes toujours présentes !»», rassure Béatrice.
You can deposit toys for Christmas beneficiaries of the association until November 30.The ideal opportunity to do a good action as Christmas approaches!Donations are welcome all year round.
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