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Customers make the difference for children
by Sandy Lindsay

February 7, 2017
www.saugeentimes.com

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President's Choice Children's Charity helps make a difference in children's lives, whether it's through nutrition programs or assistance with special needs.

When it comes to special needs, the program provides grants for special equipment and therapies.

Twice a year, spring and fall, Rowland's Independent Grocer in Port Elgin (Saugeen Shores) hosts fundraisers where customers can donate $2 (or more) at store checkouts.  The fundraiser is part of a national program committed to helping children.

Scott Rowland

"We have just provided a $13,000 grant toward a special wheelchair van for a local family in need," says store owner, Scott Rowland.  "When I say 'we', I am referring to our generous customers."

This is the second time in only two years, that Rowland's has been able to help a local family.  "The first was in the amount of $4,500," adds Rowland. "The money that customers donate at the checkouts comes back directly into our community family and we can only say ... thank you to all those who give that little bit extra at time of checkout."

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Families with children 18 and under, who have special needs, can confidentially apply on-line at

http://www.presidentschoice.ca


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