CHEX-TV, Hits 100.5, The Wolf 101.5 and Corus Feeds Kids are thrilled to announce that the Three Loonies on the Street fundraiser has now raised over $1,000,000 for Kawartha Food Share in its fourteenth year. The annual fundraiser took place Friday December 12th at the corner of King and George Streets in Downtown Peterborough and was simulcast live on 101.5 The Wolf and Hits 100.5.
The Three Loonies are local business leaders Peter Blodgett of Darling Insurance, Bob McGillen of McGillen • Keay • Cooper Law Office and Robb Bennett of the Liftlock Group in Peterborough. They raised over $70,000 dollars this year, with donations still coming in. Dave McCutcheon, General Manager of Corus Radio and Television Peterborough says, “We are thrilled to reach the $1,000,000 milestone with Three Loonies, especially as our local food bank’s need continues to grow. We are humbled by the overwhelming support from the Peterborough community for this great cause, year after year.”
Kawartha Food Share currently assists more than 7,600 men women and children every month through 36 member agencies. Last year their warehouse distributed over 10 million dollars’ worth of food and emergency care needs.
All it takes is one Loonie to make a big difference!
For Every $1 donated, Kawartha Food Share can purchase up to $6 worth of food. For every $1 donated, they’re able to distribute $6 worth of food. Cash donations allow KFS to get food through many different sources including bulk purchases, food drives and other food programs. Cash donations also let KFS purchase food that is needed the most.
You can still make a donation!
1. Make a donation in person at the Kawartha Food Share office at 665 Neal Drive, Peterborough Ontario.
2. Send a cheque or money order to:
Kawartha Food Share
665 Neal Drive, Unit 1
Peterborough, ON K9J 6X7
3. Make a safe online donation at the Canada Helps webpage. CLICK HERE.
Charitable Registration Number: 88063 7624 RR0001
On behalf of The Three Loonies – Robb Bennett, Peter Blodgett and Bob McGillen – thank you for your support!