North Peace Savings & Credit Union Tops Up Hudson’s Hope Community Foodbank Donations

North Peace Savings & Credit Union matched canned good donations received by the community of Hudson’s Hope

Fort St John, December 1st – The Hudson’s Hope Foodbank’s shelves are topped up for the holidays thanks to a generous donation from the community, matched by the local credit union.

The Hudson’s Hope Food Bank will be stocking their shelves with over 150 boxes of non-perishable food items thanks to the efforts of the community and North Peace Savings & Credit Union (NPSCU). On November 3rd, 2015, the Hudson’s Hope Fire Department went door to door collecting food items to replenish the food bank before the holiday season. The community efforts brought in over 75 boxes of food in the one evening!

Through NPSCU’s Corporate Social Responsibility program, the credit union matched the donations raised from the community. After an extensive shopping trip at Legacy Village, a load of  grocery carts filled the back of a pick-up truck that proudly delivered the donation. Patti Campbell, Administrator at the Food Bank shared her excitement as the food was unloaded. “Our food bank depends on donations to ensure that we can help the families who need it in our community.” Campbell also added, “We are so grateful for NPSCU’s support; not only to our food bank but for the many other ways in which you support our community.”

The busy holiday season is around the corner and the donations from the community and NPSCU arrived just in time. Supporting the Hudson’s Hope Food Bank showcases NPSCU’s commitment to community investment.  “NPSCU provides support to socially responsible organizations that increase sustainability within the communities we serve,” explained Mitchel Chilcott, CEO. “We were proud to come together with the community of Hudson’s Hope, helping ensure that all can enjoy a warm meal during the holiday season.”

Two years ago NPSCU supported the Hudson’s Hope Foodbank by purchasing new shelving units to house the food from their Social Responsibility program as well. NPSCU looks forward to working with the Hudson’s Hope Foodbank in helping their members succeed in life. 

About North Peace Savings & Credit Union
North Peace Savings & Credit Union (NPSCU) is a full-service financial organization offering retail and business banking, investment and insurance products.  Located in Northeast British Columbia, NPSCU has proudly served the north for over 65 years.  With 13,000 members amongst its four branches, NPSCU remains committed to the social and economic well-being within the communities it serves.  NPSCU was the recipient of the 2013 National Credit Union Innovation Award, Canada and runner up for the Innovation Award through the Credit Union Executive Society.

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Heather Desarmia
Public Relations and Social Media Specialist
North Peace Savings & Credit Union
10344 100 St. Fort St John, BC V1J 3Z1
250 793 0557
hdesarmia@npscu.ca