Safety Bear and volunteers at the Charity Checkstop in Innisfail on Saturday collected toys

Charity CheckStop raises thousands

Nearly $9,500 was raised at Innisfail’s Charity CheckStop on the weekend. Large amounts of toys, clothing and food were also donated at the Main Street event.

Nearly $9,500 was raised at Innisfail’s Charity CheckStop on the weekend.

Large amounts of toys, clothing and food were also donated at the Main Street event.

Beneficiaries of the donations include the Innisfail Food Bank, Christmas Bureau, Women’s Outreach Society and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Innisfail.

Volunteers who participated came from those organizations as well as Victim’s Services, Innisfail Fire Department, Guardian Ambulance and Citizens on Patrol.

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