Grande Prairie Rotary Club donates to seven food banks in the Peace Region

The Rotary Club of Grande Prairie is supporting food banks in the Peace Region.

The GP rotary club says it is donating over $90,000 to seven food banks in the region, including in Peace River and Fairview.

In a media release, the club says the many came from sales of its Dream Home Lottery.

The club is contributing 50 percent of lottery tickets sold in April towards its COVID-19 Rapid Relief Fund.

So far, the Grande Prairie Rotary was able to raise $169,650 to help support food banks during the pandemic.

The latest cheques issued to food banks are as follows:

Peace River: $ 1,835

Fairview: $3,670

Sexsmith: $4,580

Hythe: $2,750

Wembley $2,750

Grande Prairie: $71,545

Beaverlodge: $3,670

– Kenny Trenton, Trending 55 Newsroom