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First annual Share it Forward program huge success

Food banks across Western Canada received more $250,000

The first annual Share it Forward event where 25 per cent of all Western Family products sold were donated to local food exceeded their goal this weekend.

Related: New food bank, with new approach opens in Kelowna

The Save-On-Foods team in Lake Country raised $1,400 and donated 500 pounds of food donations given to the Lake Country Food Assistance Society.

Related: Huge new Kelowna food bank ready to open

Food banks across Western Canada received more than the set goal of $250,000 by Save On Foods for this first Share it Forward Western Family Campaign.

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