BDO helps stock food bank

Company's initial goal of 5,000 pounds of food was exceeded by more than double.

David MacBain (left)

From barbecues, apple picking, blue jean days, staff food collection and an evening campout by one of the partners on the roof of Save On Foods,  the Vernon BDO Canada office staff and partners worked hard to collect items over a five-week period for the local Salvation Army food bank.

The initial goal of 5,000 pounds of food was exceeded by more than double.

“After dropping off the last of our collections, it was a good feeling seeing the shelves at the food bank full and knowing that we played a small role in it,” said employee Aidan Northcott.

Rogers Foods, of Spallumcheen, helped by donating one ton of flour on BDO’s behalf.

BDO would like to say thank you to all who helped make the Drive Away Hunger campaign a success.


Just Posted

Vernon student off to UBCM with council

Cadence Taron, a Grade 12 student at Fulton Secondary, applied to attend annual convention

City of Vernon to develop Civic Arena site into park

Planning process approved by council; construction to start in 2020 or 2021

Vernon RCMP superintendent helps with arrest

Supt. Shawna Baher arrests man for theft; turns out to be suspect in assault and robbery

Vernon Vipers open BCHL training camp

Defending Interior Conference champs open pre-season slate Friday at home vs Grande Prairie (AJHL)

No costs as directed upsets Vernon councillor

Scott Anderson and council still waiting for as-directed costs on hiring private security firm

VIDEO: Could we BE any more excited? ‘Friends’ fans go crazy for merch

Movie theatres will show select episodes to mark the NBC series’ 25th anniversary

Penticton man sentenced in non-fatal 2017 shooting

Elkena Michael Knauff sentenced to seven and a half months in jail

Bodies of two missing Surrey men found near Ashcroft

Ryan Provencher and Richard Scurr have been missing since July 17

Kamloops RCMP locate and arrest man who fled from police

The 22-year-old male was wanted in relation to a domestic violence investigation

Five hedgehogs quickly adopted after being left at BC SPCA

Lucky new owners picked up their pets from Maple Ridge branch on Aug. 20

COLUMN: Much to enjoy at Ryga Arts Festival

As I learn about George Ryga and his contributions, it is clear why this festival carries his name

Kelowna man arrested after allegedly setting blaze near Fire Department

The man was allegedly seen lighting bushes on fire near the Kelowna Fire Department

B.C. cricket players get interrupted by racist remark

Community has had protocols in place for years to respond to prejudice

Most Read