Lake Country Food Assistance Society gets $70,000 gaming grant

Grant allows non-profit organizations to apply for provincial gaming revenues

The Lake Country Food Assistance Society has received a Community Gaming Grant worth $70,000 from the B.C. Government.

“The Lake Country Food Bank does a tremendous job, helping to put food on the table for individuals and families in need,” says Norm Letnick, MLA for Kelowna-Lake Country. “This $70,000 grant for their food assistance program will make a big difference, but I encourage everyone in our community to consider making a donation this holiday season. We also look forward to the food bank’s upcoming move to a new location, and thank the community for its generous help in that regard as well.”

This grant was awarded under the Human and Social Services category of the Community Gaming Grant Program, which allows non-profit organizations to apply for provincial gaming revenues from the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. Gaming Grants are also awarded in the categories of Sport, Arts and Culture, Public Safety, and Environment.

Organizations interested in applying for Community Gaming Grants can find full application information at https://www.gaming.gov.bc.ca/.