(Photo submitted by Seasons Ponoka_

(Photo submitted by Seasons Ponoka_

Collection challenge to benefit the Ponoka Food Bank Association

Collection challenge to benefit the Ponoka Food Bank Association

Every year, Seasons Retirement Communities in Alberta and Ontario are eager to make a positive impact on the communities in which they operate.

From July 5 to 16, Seasons Ponoka took part in a friendly company-wide challenge to collect the most cans of food for food banks within their local areas.

This year, staff and residents at Seasons Ponoka worked together with Seasons Retirement Communities across Canada to raise more than 5,000 cans.

“At Seasons Ponoka, we believe in the importance of uplifting the community in which we live and operate,” says Stephanie Waldron, general manager at Seasons Retirement Communities in Ponoka.

“Our goal is to work with the Ponoka Food Bank Association to address food insecurity in our local community. In addition to our $2,000 donation earlier this year, the One Can Challenge reinforces our commitment to doing our part to address hunger among vulnerable groups such as children and older adults.”

The top Seasons Retirement Communities donors were Seasons Stoney Creek with 1,462 cans, Seasons Brantford with 580 cans, and Seasons Milton with 475 cans.

The top donor in Alberta was Seasons Wetaskiwin with 444 cans.

Since 2016, Seasons Retirement Communities has focused its corporate giving efforts on local food banks in the towns that residents and team members call home.

To date, Seasons has donated more than $180,000 in funds and food to local food banks. Seasons is proud to do its part to support local communities, especially during this time of great need.

To learn more about the organization, visit www.seasonsretirement.com.

– Submitted by Seasons Ponoka