News Bulletin photo Joanne and Bruce Rowland, board members of Great Nanaimo Toy Drive, accept a cheque for $2,500 from the News Bulletin’s Coins for Kids campaign.

Coins for Kids campaign was able to help with gift-giving

News Bulletin campaign raised $2,500 each for the Boys and Girls Clubs and Great Nanaimo Toy Drive

Coins really did add up again this past holiday season.

The Nanaimo News Bulletin’s Coins for Kids campaign was held in the lead-up to Christmas and $2,500 was raised for each of the two organizations the charity supports: the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island. The cheques were recently presented at the News Bulletin office.

Sean McCue, News Bulletin publisher, expressed thanks to all who supported the campaign this year and especially to the two most dedicated Coins for Kids volunteers, Pete MacDonald and Ian Thorpe.

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News Bulletin photo Renee Bohun, manager of resource development and communications for Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island, accepts a $2,500 cheque from the Coins for Kids campaign from Sean McCue, Nanaimo News Bulletin publisher.

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