“Good-Buy to Hunger” Food Drive for CP Holiday Train
The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will be riding the rails through Moose Jaw on Thursday, December 6th and is scheduled to arrive west of the CP Station at 4:15 p.m., with a brief stopover to feature entertainers, Sierra Noble, Terri Clark and Kelly Prescott. This is its 20th year to raise money and awareness about hunger across the nation and the US. Everyone is welcome to come out to this annual fundraiser for our local food bank.
In coordination with the CP Holiday Train, the ninth annual “Good-Buy to Hunger” food drive will take place at the Moose Jaw CO-OP on Tuesday, December 4th for our local food bank. Anyone who makes a purchase at the Co-op of “Good-Buy to Hunger” bags for $10/bag before 5:00 p.m. on December 4th will be entered into a draw for two tickets to ride the Holiday Train from Regina to Moose Jaw.
In 2017, the total weight from the Moose Jaw Food Drive and donations during the show was over 5,000 lbs. of food that was collected for our local food bank. This year, Moose Jaw CO-OP is hoping for a sale of 800 bags for 2018. Please be generous Moose Jaw; let’s fill those shelves!
For all contributions, make cheques payable to Moose Jaw CO-OP. If you need someone to pick up your cheque in advance, please call 306.693.5422 and your name will be entered into the draw.
Since the onset of this program that was launched in 1999, more than C$14.5 million and 4.3 million pounds of food has been collected for communities along CP routes in Canada and the US.