Sgt. Sarah Mattes, of the Nanaimo RCMP, receives a $500 donation for the RCMP’s DARE program from Loyal Order of Moose members Lorraine Cosmacini, left, and Sharlene Maclellan. (Photo submitted)

Moose donate to DARE

Loyal Order of the Moose Hall donates cash and supplies for Nanaimo RCMP’s DARE program

The Loyal Order of Moose members have dared to help out the Nanaimo RCMP.

In recent ceremony Loyal Order of Moose presented Sgt. Sarah Mattes of the Nanaimo RCMP and her husband Alex Mattes, of the B.C. Ambulance Service, who both recently joined the Moose Hall, with a cheque for $500, plus colouring books and crayons for the RCMP’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.

The DARE program is supported and taught by RCMP members and provides youth with the necessary skills to avoid drugs and make smart life choices.

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