The annual Charity Checkstop in support of the local food bank and Santa's Anonymous campaign raised a total of $5

PHOTO: Charity Checkstop Success

Ponoka Victim Services in conjunction with local first responder agencies collected donations to help local families

The annual Charity Checkstop in support of the local food bank and Santa’s Anonymous campaign was held Nov. 30. The event raised a total of $5,797 in cash as well as a good quantity of food and toy donations during the 2.5 hours that members of Ponoka Victim Services, Ponoka Fire Department, Ponoka RCMP and Guardian Ambulance spent on Highway 2A.