Four local food banks receive donations in time for the holidays thanks to Highway 43 Car Club

Above, Members of the Highway 43 Club presented rep. of the Salvation Army, House of Lazarus, Community Food Share, and Kanata Food Cupboard with a cheque for $500 each and were accompanied by newly-elected Mayor of North Grenville Nancy Peckford. Smith photo, Nation Valley News

KEMPTVILLE — The Highway 43 Car Club celebrated 10 years of community service in the best way possible. They split $2000 between four local food banks to help out local families during the holiday season.

The four local food banks included;

  • The Salvation Army
  • House of Lazarus
  • Community Food Share
  • Kanata Food Cupboard

A representative from the Kanata Food Cupboard spoke about how grateful they were to be given the cheque.

“So many people don’t even know we exist. They donate to the Ottawa Food Bank and assume we’re all one, but that is not the case,” she explained.

Ian McKelvie of Community Food Share told Nation Valley News that this donation will help them provide families with access to healthy fresh food, as part of their Healthy Choices campaign.

Above, Highway 43 Club brought along posters to demonstrate all of their success and contributions in the community during the past 10 years. Smith photo, Nation Valley News

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