Students set up a table near the Royal Bank branch in Summerland to collect money for assistance to Nepal

Raising funds for Nepal

Students set up a table near the Royal Bank branch to collect money for assistance to Nepal, following a devastating earthquake.

Students set up a table near the Royal Bank branch in Summerland to collect money for assistance to Nepal, following a devastating earthquake in that country. At left, Jason Holinaty of SIS Roofing presents a $500 cheque to Teigan Holinaty, one of the fundraiser organizers. Also pictured from left are Kaelan Covert, Samuel Holinaty, Marieca Sheppard, Gracey Cowles, Liam Holinaty and Cooper Cowles. Within four hours, the students had received $3,500 in cash donations and pledges from businesses. The Red Cross and the Canadian government are matching donations dollar for dollar.