-14.4 C
Fort St. John
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Tel: 250-787-7100
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Huskies reel in 20,000 pounds of food for Fill the Bus campaign

Advertisement

The campaign brought in many volunteers and food had already begun to be collected prior to Sunday according to Huskies executive member Allen Karasiuk.

“It’s been one of the better turnouts we’ve ever had in terms of volunteers,” he said. “We’ve got not just the Huskies but the executive, parents, families and friends, in addition to students and staff from Alwin Holland who collected 800 pounds of food before we even got started.”

The team holds the event every year to support Fort St. John’s less fortunate as a way of giving back to the community.

- Advertisement -

“We’re a community based team. We know that we need the support of the community and this is the Huskies way of giving back. It’s a give and take relationship and it works really well,” Karasiuk said.

Last year’s event brought in 24,000 pounds of food.

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Local Events

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Must Read

Public Presentation, Consideration for Moose in Forest Management

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Dr. Roy Rea, Senior Laboratory Instructor at UNBC will be the featured guest presenter for an evening presentation, 'You Cannot...