The annual meals drive placed on by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in each Excessive River and Okotoks was an enormous success.
The meals drive began final Wednesday Sept. 14 with grocery baggage being positioned on door handles all through the communities.
Then volunteers picked up all the complete grocery baggage on Saturday Sept. 17 and dropped them off on the meals banks.
The Salvation Military Meals Financial institution in Excessive River raised 13,128 kilos of meals, which is a slight improve from final years’ whole of 13,073 kilos.
And on the Okotoks Meals Financial institution Affiliation they have been tipping the size at over 30,000 kilos.
It really works out to roughly a pound of meals per particular person being donated from each communities.