Gail Berry and Claire Tyler, Community Meals organizers, were presented with a $10,000 cheque from the 100 Men of Oceanside on Dec. 13. (Submitted photo)

Gail Berry and Claire Tyler, Community Meals organizers, were presented with a $10,000 cheque from the 100 Men of Oceanside on Dec. 13. (Submitted photo)

100 Men of Oceanside donate $10,000 to Community Meals group

Group looking for new members in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

The St. Stephen’s Community Meals group will benefit from a $10,000 cheque by the 100 Men of Oceanside, who selected the organization for its quarterly donation.

Gail Berry and Claire Tyler, Community Meals organizers, were presented with a cheque on Dec. 13, according to a news release by the 100 Men of Oceanside.

“This will enable Community Meals to continue its work in providing food support to needy persons in the Oceanside area,” the release read.

The meeting also marked the third anniversary of the 100 Men of Oceanside group’s formation.

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Since its inception, the group has donated more than $100,000 to community non-profit groups in the area, according to the release.

The 100 Men of Oceanside is accepting new members and any man residing in the area interested in joining can find more information and sign up by visiting 100oceansidemen.ca or by emailing info@100oceansidemen.ca.

The group meets quarterly and members contribute $100 individually at each meeting ($400 per year) to support selected charitable groups in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area with a $10,000 donation.

A recipient charity can only receive one donation every three years. Members’ individual donations of $100 quarterly are issued federal tax receipts by the recipient organization and 100 per cent of member donations go to the selected charities.

— NEWS Staff, submitted

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