February 13th, 2018 by

From pockets, to meters, to stomachs

(l-r) Community Development Coordinator Vicki Struthers, Food for Learning Coordinator Kelly Brace, Executive Director Maribeth deSnoo, Mayor Taso Christopher, Food and Logistics Coordinator Sherry Hardie, Don Udall of Vision Transportation at Belleville City Hall (Photo: Tim Durkin/ Quinte News)

 

It looks like hundreds of local children will be getting food in their stomachs, thanks to change from local parking meters.

Tuesday morning at Belleville City Hall, dignitaries were on hand to unveil a cheque for $13,000 for Food for Learning’s Feed the Meter campaign.

Program Executive Director Maribeth deSnoo.

Maribeth deSnoo

She says it helps the program get going each school year.

Maribeth deSnoo 2

Don Udall is with Vision Transportation and says the reason the company donated to the cause was simple.

Don Udall Vision Transportation

Wednesday, Food for Learning will be in Quinte West to announce how much their feed the meter campaign raised.

The County is running their meter campaign until March.