Const. Gary O’Brien, Crime Stoppers coordinator, presents a cheque for $1,417 to Nina Charenomitra, Nanaimo RCMP Victim Services assistant program manager and Jocelyn Lord, case worker. The money was raised from donations made Halloween candy giveaways and a recent document shredding event. (Photo submitted)

RCMP Victim Services cashes in on shredding

Document shredding event raises more than $1,400 for victim services

Shredded paper documents converted to cold hard cash for Nanaimo RCMP Victim Services.

The organization was presented with a cheque for $1,417 from Nanaimo and District Crime Stoppers this week.

The money was half of the donation proceeds raised from a Crime Stoppers shredding event, Nov. 23, hosted by Save-On-Foods Brooks Landing and a Halloween candy giveaway hosted by Woodgrove Centre, Nanaimo North Town Centre and Country Club Centre shopping malls.



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