Generosity of Cape Bretoners continues
a refrigerator and freezer.
“He didn’t want anyone to know who he was. His lawyer called and arranged everything.”
Then officials from Nova Scotia Power purchased a refrigerator and freezer.
“We thank both the staff of NSP and the anonymous individual for their unbelievable generosity.” However she said the calls kept coming. Another man went into Schwartz Furniture to buy the two appliances for the food bank but was told purchases had already been made.
Volunteer Charlotte Marr said these appliances will make a big difference in assisting less fortunate families in the area.
She said the refrigerator on the main floor wasn’t working properly. They would cook for several days, such things as five gallon pots of stew, but didn’t have the space to freeze the food.
As well she said grocery stores are so generous often giving them everything from bread to bran muffins, cakes and pies, but they never had anywhere to keep the product.
“In the past there was no way of keeping certain things. Now we can freeze them.”
“This will make a huge difference in helping people in the area.”
The Glace Bay Food Bank has 700 clients on file.