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Forward House in Parksville receives community donation

2 local grocery stores raised $5,236.50 from customer donations
Matt Hexter, Save-On-Foods store manager, and Darcy Ginter, Quality Foods store manager, present a cheque to Karen Rohats, Forward House board chair in Parksville on Nov. 10. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Forward House in Parksville will benefit thanks to donations collected by two grocery stores this past September, which is recovery month.

Quality Foods and Save-On-Foods together raised $5,236.50 from donations at the till.

Forward House works with community members to nurture mental wellness and addiction recovery through creative programs, relevant education and community partnerships.

READ MORE: Forward Recovery Centre celebrates opening in downtown Parksville

The organization recently opened a new centre in Parksville to help people dealing with addiction and substance use, located at 129 Alberni Hwy.

— NEWS Staff

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