Dean Francks

Dean Francks

Pizza, pasta support NOFYSS

Starting at 4 p.m. Monday, staff from the North Okanagan Youth and Family Services Society will serve food at Boston Pizza

Support for local families and youth will be on the menu at Boston Pizza.

Starting at 4 p.m. Monday, staff from the North Okanagan Youth and Family Services Society will serve food at the 32nd Street restaurant for a special event.

“It’s a good opportunity to increase awareness of the agency and its services,” said Dean Francks, NOYFSS’ business and fund development director.

“Plus a percentage of all profits from the evening will go to our programs.”

NOYFSS provides counselling and support services to individuals and families through a variety of programs It also operates housing for vulnerable children.

The agency helps about 1,200 people annually, and while there is some government grants, fundraising is necessary.

“Community support is critical,” said Francks, adding that NOFYSS is pleased to partner with Sean Matile and his staff at the local Boston Pizza.

“NOYFSS has been dedicated to supporting families for more than 39 years and with continued support from organizations like Boston Pizza, we will continue our professional and high level of service.”

For more information about supporting NOYFSS, call Francks at 250-545-3572.