Staff and owners of Canadian Tire dig deep for organizations in need

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MORRISBURG — ‘Tis the season to give and Canadian Tire in Morrisburg has done just that.

Through staff fundraising and fund matching the store has collectively raised $5700.

The store and its staff held jean days, customer barbecues, a children’s Halloween party and collected donations to raise a total of $2700.

Store owners, Ken and Lori Turnball, donated items and raffled them off. The raffle pulled in an additional $500.

The Canadian Tire Corporation matched $2400, and Canadian Tire Jumpstart kicked in $600.

Donations totalled $5700.

The monies were divided between the following organizations:

  • The Christmas Exchange — $2000
  • Community Food Share — $2000
  • Naomi’s House — $800
  • Local Jumpstart Chapter — $900
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