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Two businesses assist food bank

BARB REA, Shoppers Drug Mart and Home Healthcare owner, presents Terrace Churches Food Bank president John Wiebenga with a cheque for $766. The Home Healthcare store collected food donations in the two cardboard boxes and black box in front of them. - MARGARET SPEIRS PHOTO
BARB REA, Shoppers Drug Mart and Home Healthcare owner, presents Terrace Churches Food Bank president John Wiebenga with a cheque for $766. The Home Healthcare store collected food donations in the two cardboard boxes and black box in front of them.
— image credit: MARGARET SPEIRS PHOTO

TERRACE CHURCHES Food Bank can stock its shelves with donations from two local businesses.

Shoppers Drug Mart and the Shoppers Home Healthcare store raised $766 and three boxfuls of food donations for the charity with a variety of events.

The stores held a raffle for a big screen TV, a play station and Sony camera; had jeans' day on Fridays and the home healthcare store collected food donations.

Also the manager of the store dressed up for Halloween and owner Barb Rea said if $100 could be raised she would match it.

So that added another $200 for the food bank.

The next food bank opening is Jan. 16 to 19.

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