Money Grows from Tomato Plants

Published June 19, 2018 11:45

The Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs - Armstrong Food Bank has been receiving all kinds of support from community members and local business. We are all so grateful. We supported 158 families within the Armstrong Community last year and donations of food and items as well as monetary donation go a long way. 

Photo   Tomato Donation

Ava & Nyah know just how important it is to give back, and with the help of their mother and her avid gardening skills, t hese sweethearts raised $1,117.00 for the Armstrong Food Bank. You must be wondering just how they accomplished raising that astonishing amount, right? Well, it all starting with a seed. Ava and Nyah's mother was able to grow a flourishing crop of tomato plants and for the past 2 years theses girls have set up a tomato stand on their property and sold excess tomato plants by donation for the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs - Armstrong Food Bank. 

Brenda Firth, Armstrong Food Bank Coordinator stated "We are completely blown away at the entrepreneurship of these wonderful young ladies. Their commitment to the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs Food Bank is truly commendable!" We all agree!

Thank you Ava, Nyah and Mom, you are making a difference in your community and brightening the lives one tomato plant at a time! 

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