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General News · 9th December 2022
Filipe Figueira
People having been asking us how they can support the Cortes Island Food Bank.

Donating Money
Donating money provides us with the maximum purchasing power to build well-balanced and nutritious food boxes. Financial donations can be made in various ways:

1. Direct to Cortes Island Food Bank Association bank account.
E-transfers can be made to cortesfoodbankproton.me

2. Tax-deductible donations
Large donations can be made through our charity partner, the Southern Cortes Community Association (SCCA)*. Visit the SCCA donation page at:
https://mansonshall.org/how-to-help/donate-now/
And select Food Bank in from pull-down menu.
- Or direct E-transfers can be made to adminmansonshall.org
- Cheques made payable to the SCCA can also be sent to Box 222, Manson’s Landing, BC V0P 1K0.
*Please specify that the donation is being made to Cortes Island Food Bank Association.

3. When you shop at local stores
You may have noticed the new BC Sharing Scan Cards at the local stores. 100% of these donations go to Cortes Island Food Bank. Get the cashier to scan the card to donate $2 when you shop.

4. CBC Food Bank Day
Go to: https://www.foodbanksbc.com/2022-cbc-food-bank-day
Find Cortes Island Food Bank in the pull down menu.
Donations can be made here until Dec. 31.

How to Donate Food
We welcome any food donations. These can be left at the boxes found at Cortes Coop, Cortes Market, or the Gorge Store. Alternatively you can contact us at cortesfoodbankproton.me to arrange at time and location to drop off items. Unfortunately we are not able to accept any opened items, damaged or dented cans, or home-canned foods.

For more info please go to:
https://www.cortesfoodbank.ca/ways-to-support

Thank you for your support!