Sean McCue, Nanaimo News Bulletin publisher, presents a cheque for $1,800 to Carolyn Iles, Great Nanaimo Toy Drive board member. The money, which will help purchase presents for children of financially challenged families in Nanaimo, was raised through the News Bulletin’s annual Coins for Kids campaign. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Sean McCue, Nanaimo News Bulletin publisher, presents a cheque for $1,800 to Carolyn Iles, Great Nanaimo Toy Drive board member. The money, which will help purchase presents for children of financially challenged families in Nanaimo, was raised through the News Bulletin’s annual Coins for Kids campaign. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Coins for Kids supports Great Nanaimo Toy Drive, Boys and Girls Club

News Bulletin presented cheques this month

Nanaimo’s generosity enabled the News Bulletin to help two community causes with Christmas campaigns.

The newspaper, through Coins for Kids – a year-round charity that accelerates its efforts every December – was able to present the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island with cheques for $1,800 each this month.

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David van Deventer, Nanaimo News Bulletin director of sales, presents a cheque for $1,800 to Karen Love, Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island executive director. The money was raised through the News Bulletin’s Coins for Kids campaign. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

David van Deventer, Nanaimo News Bulletin director of sales, presents a cheque for $1,800 to Karen Love, Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island executive director. The money was raised through the News Bulletin’s Coins for Kids campaign. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

The News Bulletin would like to thank all those who donated, with special thanks to partners Quality Foods and John’s Bedrooms and volunteers Pete MacDonald and Ian Thorpe.

To donate to Coins for Kids, please drop coins in the jars at Quality Foods or John’s Bedrooms or visit the fundraising page web-hosted by the Nanaimo Foundation at this link.

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