Tara Berger, Vernon Assistant Store Manager and co-owner Alexa Monahan presenting a cheque to Stefan Reid of the Vernon Salvation Army Food Bank for $13,000.00 from the Vernon Gather for Good event. (Photo contributed)

Nature’s Fare donates $13,000 to Vernon Food Bank

Proceeds were raised from from the Vernon Gather for Good event.

Local families in need this Christmas will benefit from a $13,000 donation to Vernon’s food bank from Nature’s Market grocery store.

Proceeds were raised from the Vernon Gather for Good event.

The donation is part of a $50,000 total donation to Food Banks in Nature’s Fare communities. Owners and staff at Nature’s Fare Markets offer a heartfelt thank you to all their customers for their generosity, throughout the year.

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“We truly believe that it’s important to take care of each other to build sustainable, healthy communities and we are pleased to help in any way we can — through Gather for Good events, proceeds from our Save-a-Bag and 3 per cent Club Programs, and many in-kind gifts,” said Nature’s Fare Markets co-owner Alexa Monahan. “We just couldn’t do it without our customers.”

For those who still want to contribute, donations to the local Food Bank will be accepted in all Nature’s Fare Markets until the end of December. Five cents from every purchase will also be donated when shoppers bring their own bag through their Save-a-Bag program.

The B.C. family-owned business has stores in Kamloops, Kelowna, Langley, Penticton, Vernon, West Kelowna and White Rock. For more information on all our community initiatives, please visit www.naturesfaremarkets.com.

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