Starting young: Emma Bondt, 7, wanted a way to help hungry people in the community, so she and her mom baked and sold 30 dozen muffins to raise money for the Ponoka Food Bank. Pictured here Bondt, right, hands a cheque for $340 to manager Violet Smith in the food bank’s temporary location in Ponoka Plaza on Feb. 19. The food bank is currently getting an upgrade with painting and new flooring and has remained open throughout the renovations. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Starting young: Emma Bondt, 7, wanted a way to help hungry people in the community, so she and her mom baked and sold 30 dozen muffins to raise money for the Ponoka Food Bank. Pictured here Bondt, right, hands a cheque for $340 to manager Violet Smith in the food bank’s temporary location in Ponoka Plaza on Feb. 19. The food bank is currently getting an upgrade with painting and new flooring and has remained open throughout the renovations. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTO: Generous girl donates to Ponoka Food Bank

Starting young: Emma Bondt, 7, wanted a way to help hungry people in the community, so she and her mom baked and sold 30 dozen muffins to raise money for the Ponoka Food Bank. Pictured here Bondt, right, hands a cheque for $340 to manager Violet Smith in the food bank’s temporary location in Ponoka Plaza on Feb. 19. The food bank is currently getting an upgrade with painting and new flooring and has remained open throughout the renovations. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

By Emily Jaycox