The Fort Saskatchewan Food Bank received a large boost.
On Tuesday (Jan.8), Station Square Co-op's store manager Patsy Hawryluk handed over a cheque for $10,923 to the food bank’s president Marlene Leroux. 
"We're very grateful for receiving this donation. It's very important for the Christmas hampers, as well as throughout the year," said Leroux.
The money was from raised from till donations at the end of November and throughout December. MIX 107 helped kick off the large contribution with the fifth annual Community Christmas.
Leroux added the money they received will be mostly spent on perishable items such as milk, eggs and vegetables.
During December, Station Square Co-op sold an additional $4,909 worth of 'Good Buy To Hunger Bags' which were bought by customers and donated.
"Our team is absolutely amazing. We so look forward to these campaigns for our community groups. I'm so proud of everyone," said Hawryluk.
On December 22, the Fort Saskatchewan Food Bank and volunteers delivered 204 hampers to families throughout the community.

More Local News

41-year-old arrested after MDMA, meth and GHB seized in Bon Accord

The Morinville RCMP executed multiple search warrants in Bon Accord recently.

Changes for construction zone speed signs, lane closures

New highway construction zone requirements in Alberta were announced on Tuesday (Jan.15).

Fort Sask Hospital helping families grieve with new CuddleCot

The Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital continues to improve.

Council and 50 employees return to work in Strathcona County

More progress is being made in the restoration of the Strathcona County Community Centre.

Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department getting two new fire engines

There are a couple of new, upgraded trucks joining the fire department's fleet.

Fort Sask launches transit subsidy program

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is now providing discounted transit fare rates to low-income earners.

Morinville to stick with photo radar

Morinville council has voted to extend their photo radar contract.

Strathcona County takes the reigns on Range Road 222

Strathcona County has now taken control of one of the busier roads in the region.

Fort Sask ranks in top ten of most affordable housing markets

Fort Saskatchewan is the ninth most affordable housing market out of 25 municipalities in Alberta, according to a recent report released on

New EIPS school down to three names

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) has narrowed down the potential names for the Wye Elementary replacement school. is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide