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Honour a Passed Loved One & Support the Food Bank with ‘Burlington Loves Lights’ Drive

Love Lights Drive - Dec 2022_01

A couple of thoughtful community members have put together a “Burlington Loves Lights” drive in support of the Burlington Food Bank.

From now until Dec. 31, 2022, you can head to Denninger’s at the Burlington Centre’s south entrance, 777 Guelph Line, and drop-off or purchase a non-perishable food item(s) for donation at the marked bin on-site.

There is also be a Christmas tree in front of the store’s south entrance where members of the public can honour a loved one who has passed away.

You can purchase a Christmas bulb from Denniger’s for a suggested donation of $2 or any desired donation amount — all proceeds will go to the Burlington Food Bank and all bulbs and lights were sponsored by Canadian Tire Fairview.

Members of the public can also purchase and bring their own ornament, representing their loved one, to donate to the “Loves Lights” tree.

The tree will also be up until Dec. 31, 2022.

Cedar Springs Nursery and Andrew’s Tree Farm in Ancaster, Ont. sponsored the tree and installed it, while Denninger’s Foods of the World is hosting the tree and will ensure that all food and monetary donations are delivered to the Burlington Food Bank.

I want to thank our community member organizers, who wished to remain anonymous, for putting this wonderful event together in support of our local food bank and giving us the chance to honour our loved ones who may be gone, but not forgotten — reminding us of the power of kindness, generosity and the community spirit during the festive season.

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