Co-op partners with Dawson Creek Society for Community Living to help keep seniors fed

The Dawson Creek Co-op has partnered with Dawson Creek Society for Community Living (DCSCL) to help rural and urban seniors to stay fed and stay safe during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Co-op team has assembled $27 essential grocery packs that will be delivered to seniors in need by DCSCL. It was a matter touched upon Monday at city council by councillor Charlie Parlsow.

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“They (DCSCL) will be taking calls to line up food and other essential items,” he notes.

“We were approached by Dawson Creek Society for Community Living (DCSCL) just over a week ago, and are now operational. The turn around time on launching this program was a group effort and we are very lucky to have not for profits like DCSCL in our community," says Amber Donovan, Marketing Coordinator with the Co-op.

“To order an essential package please call DCSCL at 250-782-2611 ext. 227 during the designated call times Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 9:00 am – 1:00pm” adds Marla Reed, executive director with Dawson Creek Society for Community Living.

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