Food bank drive on now

Donations can be dropped off at 4841 Redford St., Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Port Alberni Community Food Bank, in conjunction with Food Banks Canada’s “Every Plate Full” campaign, is challenging the residents of the Alberni Valley to donate 500 bags of food during the week of May 2–May 8.

Donations can be dropped off at 4841 Redford St., Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join our Wall of Champions: just leave your name and number of bags donated along with your donation.

Donations can also be made at local grocery stores (Quality Foods, Save-On-Foods, Tyler’s No Frills and Buy-Low Foods) in the Salvation Army donation boxes that are provided at each store.

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