Canadian Tire owners and staff help spread holiday cheer to local charities

Above, (left to right) Canadian Tire Co-owner Lori Turnball, Celeste Guse (Community Food Share rep.), David Lapier (Jumpstart rep.), Verna Leger (Naomi’s Family Resource Centre), Karen Herman (Canadian Tire Employee), Brian Shaver (Canadian Tire Employee), Carol Richer (South Dundas Christmas Exchange) and Canadian Tire co-owner Ken Turnball pose for photo during the cheque presentation. Smith photo Nation Valley News

Kelsey Smith
Nation Valley News

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 $6500.

Money was raised from in-house staff fundraising, store raffle for $500 shopping spree, and customer donations to raise a total of $6500.

The corporation also single-matched all donations but Jumpstart, which was double-matched.

All monies raised were distributed to various local charities including:

Christmas Exchange: $2000

Community Food Share: $2400

Naomi’s House: $800

Local Jumpstart Chapter: $1350

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