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Donations Still Needed as London's Business Cares Prepares to Wrap Up

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 13:27

LONDON, ON – Dec. 18, 2020 As the finale of the Business Cares Food Drive approaches, campaign chair Wayne Dunn says that the need is still there and that the campaign would love Londoners’ support - but with one caveat.

"Every year the generosity of the London community is inspiring. However, with Covid still upon us we are aware of the future increasing needs at the food bank over the coming winter months,” said Business Cares campaign chair Wayne Dunn. “If Londoners are looking to donate to the cause, we’d greatly appreciate the support - but only if you’re able.

“We know this is a challenging time for many in our community, so we ask people to only give if they can and to the degree they’re comfortable.”

The 21st annual Business Cares Food Drive concludes on Tues., Dec. 22, 2020.

Food and cash or cheque donations may be dropped off at the JMP Warehouse and Business Cares Headquarters, or call 519-661-9803 to arrange donation pick-ups. Cheques should be made out to "London and Area Food Bank/Business Cares." Donations may also be made online at businesscares.ca.

VIRTUAL WRAP UP - MEDIA AVAILABILITY

The campaign wrap-up will take place virtually on Tues., Dec. 22, 2020 at the Business Cares Headquarters at the JMP Warehouse. There will be virtual cheque presentations and online stories from the three-week campaign.

To register to virtually attend the event via Zoom, please visit ​Business Cares Wrap up Morning of Celebration - Virtually on Tuesday December 22nd at 8:00AM​.

Due to Covid restrictions, on-site attendance will be significantly restricted. However, media members interested in photo/video opportunities and/or interviews can contact Wayne Dunn at 519-661-9803.

The final tally will be released Wed, Dec. 23, 2020.

The Business Cares Food Drive supports the London Food Bank and more than 25 groups and agencies it assists. For more information on the Business Cares Food Drive, please visit businesscares.ca.

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