Summerland Credit Union representatives (left and right ends) Doug Carnegie and Sandy Laidman present a cheque to Discovery House executive director Jerome Abraham and his son. Submitted photo

Summerland Credit Union makes a comfortable donation

Four groups have benefited from Comort for a Cause campaign

The Summerland Credit Union has come up with a comfortable way to raise money for charity, and the latest recipient is Discovery House in Penticton.

This month, the credit union presented representatives of Discovery House with a cheque for $948, raised through the October to December portion of their Comfort for a Cause Campaign.

Through the Comfort for a Cause campaign, staff make a donation every Friday to wear jeans to work. The credit union matches these donations. In 2018, the campaign raised a total of $3452, benefiting four local non-profit organizations.

Discovery House provides addiction services and sober housing for men in the community, with many clients coming from Summerland.


Steve Kidd
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