Packing up

  • Aug. 24, 2011 1:00 p.m.
Tracy Williams

Tracy Williams

Tracy Williams, of Nanaimo Costco, left, and Erin van Steen, Nanaimo Ladysmith Schools Foundation executive director, stuff backpacks with school supplies at Nanaimo District Secondary School Wednesday.

Volunteers from Costco, the B.C. Retired Teachers Association and the schools foundation stuffed backpacks for 300 underprivileged students across the school district.

The annual Stock the Lockers campaign aims to raise $60,000. Donations can be made at any Staples location in Nanaimo until Sept. 6, at the four Coastal Community Credit Union locations in Nanaimo, via cheque to the Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation or online at