Santa Claus high fives Jose Valdes-Rodriguez from John Stubbs Elementary school on a BC Transit bus earlier this week. As part of BC Transit’s annual Stuff the Bus campaign, students from John Stubbs, Wishart, Happy Valley and Sangster elementary schools collected more than 2,000 non-perishable food items, $150 and even some toys to be donated to the Goldstream Food Bank. On Tuesday, Santa’s helpers, including Mrs. Claus, Elf and a gingerbread man loaded the donations onto a bus and students were invited to see the fruits of their labour. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

West Shore elementary schools band together to help food bank

Four schools raised more than 2,000 non-perishable food items in Stuff the Bus campaign

As part of BC Transit’s annual Stuff the Bus campaign, students from John Stubbs, Wishart, Happy Valley and Sangster elementary schools collected more than 2,000 non-perishable food items, $150 in cash, and even some toys to be donated to the Goldstream Food Bank.

On Tuesday, Santa’s little helpers, including Mrs. Claus, Elf and a gingerbread man loaded the donations onto a bus and students were invited to see the fruits of their labour.


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