PEI

Feed a Family wraps up with busy morning at CBC

The lobby of CBC P.E.I. in Charlottetown was busy from 6 a.m. on as Island Morning held the final event of the 2018 Feed a Family campaign.

Donations still being accepted

The final Feed a Family event on Island Morning featured a performance by West Kent Elementary students. (Steve Bellamy/Twitter)

The lobby of CBC P.E.I. in Charlottetown was busy from 6 a.m. on as Island Morning held the final event of the 2018 Feed a Family campaign.

Donations are still being accepted and tallied from different locations, but as of 1 p.m. Friday, Mike MacDonald, representing food banks around the Island, said the count was 1,903 turkeys and $36,850.42.

MacDonald expressed his thanks to everyone that made donations.

"Because of the support we get from Islanders we're really going to make a difference in many people's lives this Christmas," he said.

The morning featured live musical performances from Tim Hamming, Todd MacLean, a group of students from West Kent Elementary, and most importantly donations, large and small, from dozens of Islanders.

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With files from Cody MacKay

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