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Over $11,000 for Bouffe Pontiac

Dozens of volunteers were out at major intersections on Thursday morning to collect donations for the 10th annual Bouffe Pontiac food drive. In total the event raised over $11,000 and brought in 332 kg of food items. Pictured, David Lake and Jayme Smith help out at the corner of Main and Centre in Shawville.

Caleb Nickerson
PONTIAC Dec. 7, 2017
On Thursday, dozens of local volunteers headed out into the early-morning cold and donned reflective vests in support of the local food bank.
The 10th annual Bouffe Pontiac food drive took place between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Dec. 7, at high volume intersections in Shawville, Campbell’s Bay and Allumette Island. A total of 43 volunteers from local organizations and schools gathered money and food items from the morning commuters, contributing a total of 105 hours collectively.

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