Saturday December 4th saw the Victoria BC #yyj Twitter community join together in support of the Mustard Seed and Westshore Food Banks. Rocky Mountain Soap, Fiber Options and Jamtots agreed to be our drop off spots.
There was a total of $146 in cash, 7 large bags and one very large plastic packing box of food.
Food items donated were: mostly pasta, tuna (31 cans) and peanut butter but also fruit cups, Xmas candies, chocolate, tea, granola bars – total pieces 213.
22 twitter people came in, among them:
@yukarip– thanks for having the initial idea of a Christmas and holiday season fundraiser Yukari
Scott apologizes for not getting the names of all. “There were more but I didn’t catch them all, many came before I got
Quoting Scott “Would we do it again? Absolutely. The Mustard Seed people were delighted.”
We’ll get updates from @Jamtots and report back soon.
Thanks again to everyone who participated. If your name is not on the above list, please let me know. I’d be happy to add you.
At the #victoriatweetup this morning we were already discussing our next fundraising initiative – should it be another food drive (say in July) or back to school supplies in August or?? Give us your ideas. Comments welcome.