PHOTO: Young Ponoka girl celebrates birthday with donation

A young Ponoka girl accepted donations to the Ponoka Food Bank in lieu of birthday presents.

Wonderful gift: Serenity Casey stands behind 70 pounds of food that the six-year-old donated to the Ponoka Food Bank last month following her birthday party

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Serenity Casey stands behind 70 pounds of food that the six-year-old donated to the Ponoka Food Banklast month following her birthday party, where she requested everyone bring a food donation instead of a gift. The partywas held on Dec. 10, even though her actual birthday was Dec. 23, and the response to the request was overwhelmingaccording to her mother.