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Penticton breakfast event raises $25,134 for United Way

The United Way drive-thru breakfast in Penticton raises $25,134 on Sept. 26, 2019. Courtesy: United Way SIBC

The United Way Southern Interior B.C. (UWSIBC) sold out all 1,100 breakfast bags during Thursday morning’s drive-thru event in Penticton.

The event raised $25,134, which are funds that will stay in the South Okanagan community and support agencies that help reduce hunger and poverty, supports seniors and struggling families, as well as other community programs.

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“A wonderful show of local love from the community,” UWSIBC marketing and events manager Marianne Dahl said.

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The drive-thru took place at the Penticton Lakeside Resort with co-owner Craig Prystay topping off donations to help the United Way reach its goal.

Kim Guenther found a golden ticket in her breakfast bag, winning $1,000 from Valley First Credit Union.

United Way drive-thru winner Kim Guenther. Courtesy: United Way SIBC

 

 

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