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)

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 receives community donation

2 local grocery stores raised $5,236.50 from customer donations

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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