Shoppers Drug Mart donates to the Penticton District Hospice Society

Nearly $5000 raised through donations by customers at the Penticton Shoppers Drug Mart

Shannon Crawford (left) the owner of the Shoppers Drug Mart in Penticton and Andrea Gallamore (right), the head cashier, present the cheque to Catey Brenton, the administrator of the Penticton & District Hospice Society. Submitted Image

Shoppers Drug Mart and their customers are giving back to the community through a donation to the Penticton & District Hospice Society.

The Penticton Shoppers Drug Mart raised close to $5000 in funds through donations made by customers at the store. The donation goes to help residents of the Hospice House and those on the palliative care program to live more comfortably.

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