Sobey’s, the parent company of Foodland Grocery Stores put out a challenge to Foodland management to raise funds in support of Child and Youth Mental Health, and customers responded – $2 at a time – by donating when they were buying their groceries.
Shelburne Foodland managed to raise $2,700 through customer and corporate donations.
Joe Medeiros, representing Flato Developments, came to the store on Monday (Oct. 4), and presented a cheque for $800.
“We wanted to help,” Mr. Medeiros said. “We saw they still had a ways to go to fulfill that goal so we decided to top it up so they could reach that goal.”