Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club and Your Independent Grocer in Red Deer had another successful Holiday Food Drive for Red Deer Food Bank. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer Food Bank benefits from food drive

Public donations through local grocery stores

Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club and Your Independent Grocer in Red Deer celebrated a record-breaking 2019 Holiday Food Drive in Alberta.

With the help of the public, the local grocery stores raised $10,800 and collected 1,440 kilograms of goods for Red Deer Food Bank.

The Real Canadian Superstore took in the highest amount of monetary donations, with more than $7,500 tallied.

A total of $365,661 and 71,960 kilograms of non-perishable food items were donated through Real Canadian Superstore and Loblaw-affiliated grocery outlets to local food banks in the province between Nov. 29 and Dec. 24.

The Holiday Food Drive initiative started 10 years ago.



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