Post Consumer Brands helps out Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre with generous donation.
“It’s our way of giving back to the community,” said Rhonda Trail, Training Coordinator Post Consumer Brands.
“We’re very proud of this community and it makes us so happy to give back.”
Post holds a “Ingredients for Good” campaign happens every year in April, which also coincides with National Volunteer Month.
For the second year, Post donated to Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre.
“They are always so thankful,” said Trail.
“And the need is so unbelievable.”
Carly Cunningham who is Manager of Communications and Donar Relations gave a “wish list” to Post and everything on the list was purchased – and much more.
Pots, pans, meat, cookies, meat and much more was displayed on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at Post on D’Arcy Street in Cobourg.
Along with the food donation, Post presented a cheque for $3,000 to Cornerstone to purchase anything else that is needed.
Although it wasn’t food related, Cunningham reached out to ask if there was anyway bicycle helmets could be included.
“Safety is the number one value in Post,” said Trail.
“We take pride in our safety and we want to make sure the kids in our community our safe.”
Eight helmets were also purchased and included in the donation.
Cunningham said Cornerstone is so grateful for the donation.
“The donation will help Cornerstone significantly – stock the clients on our shelves and help keep our clients fed.”
“With prices of everything going up – we are really feeling that “push, and programs like this really assist us.”
Cunningham said, “without this support we wouldn’t be able to help as many women and children as we do.”