For Our Second Week of Giving the Recipient is… September 22, 2020
Right inside our business plan is a written obligation to give part of our profits back to the community. This is us acting on that promise.
Last week we kicked off our three weeks of giving where we will be making donations to three organizations who continue to do great things. Our second recipient is the Kamloops Food Bank.
We had the pleasure of presenting this donation to both Bernadette Siracky and Corra Gassner.
When Covid-19 hit, a call went out to the Kamloops community for donations, and Kamloops responded! While the number of people calling on the Food Bank for support increased, so did the generosity of those giving. This tough and unprecedented time left the Food Bank staff on their toes as they scrambled to keep up with the changes and supporting those in need.
In 2019 the Kamloops Food Bank distributed over 2 million pounds of perishable food and 600,000 pounds of non-perishable food. The retail equivalent of this is $6.5 million dollars of food. This food is not just distributed to the Kamloops locals, but is sent to surrounding community food banks and community organizations that provide meals to those who reach out.
It is our pleasure to give a donation of $5,000 to this well deserved organization. Keep up the good work!
Thank you to the Exceed team for making this possible! Gabe Torchia, Malkolm Alburquenque, John Linton, Christan Beharrell, Jakub Kusenda, Joshua Laye.
Stay tuned for our recipient of next week’s donation.