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Letter: Homes for the Homeless fundraiser a success

The spirit of giving and concern for Penticton’s homeless is overwhelming

Once again, we want to thank those who supported our third annual V2A Homes for the Homeless fundraiser, held recently during the month of December.

Related: Homes for the Homeless fundraising effort returns

Our family created little houses from recycled clay and glazes, selling them for a minimum $5 donation, with all proceeds to the Salvation Army. This year we sold 450 houses, raising $3,367 to help provide a little comfort to Penticton’s homeless during the cold winter months. Through the generosity of so many, our three-year donation total is now over $7,000.

The spirit of giving and concern for Penticton’s homeless is overwhelming. We really appreciate all who purchased houses, with special thanks to those who gave extra generous donations. Many thanks also to the businesses that support the initiative.

Based on the interest and success of this fundraiser, we will continue with it again, same time next year.

Dave, Viv and Heather Lieskovsky

Penticton

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