Grocery retailer helps dreams come true

Country Grocer is helping Vancouver Island children with life-threatening conditions make their dreams come true.

Country Grocer is helping Vancouver Island children with life-threatening conditions make their dreams come true.

The grocery retailer is selling ‘dream bouquets’, paper shirts and Island-grown Christmas trees and proceeds from every sale between Nov. 15 and Dec. 15 goes to the Help Fill a Dream Foundation.

“All the funds raised from this promotion help Vancouver Island and Salt Spring Island children achieve their dreams,” said Help Fill a Dream executive director Steve Duck. “Each sale helps a sick child and provides assistance to families at a critical time. Country Grocer and its customers will make a big difference for children and their families.”

Nanaimo’s Country Grocer is at 82 Twelfth St. in Chase River. For more information, please call 250-753-7545.

Help Fill a Dream is a charitable foundation that fulfills dreams of sick children, improves quality of life and assists families with care and financial support.

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