SOURCE: Nature's Path Foods

Nature's Path Foods

October 04, 2016 09:00 ET

Eat Well Do Good Raises Food and Funds for Vancouver Food Bank

Pop-up Cafe and Market Features Organic Goods; All Funds Go Towards the Food Bank

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 04, 2016) -

NEWS FACTS:

  • On Tuesday, October 4, Nature's Path is hosting its 8th annual "Eat Well Do Good," a "foodraiser" in downtown Vancouver to raise food and funds for The Greater Vancouver Food Bank (GVFB), which supports over 26,500 people each week -- of which 20% are children and 19% are seniors.
  • The level of supplies at the GVFB have not been this low since 1982. The organizations shelves are at a critical level, making the success of the foodraiser important for the Vancouver community.
  • From 7 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Nature's Path will be offer freshly brewed coffee and a $5 grab-and-go breakfast bag. From 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., visitors can purchase a tasty and organic lunch for $10, or, for a $25 donation, they can take home a grocery bag filled with delicious and healthy products from Nature's Path and other sponsors.
  • The foodraiser will be held at the Vancouver Art Gallery South Plaza (800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7) and London Drugs on Granville at West Georgia (710 Granville St, Vancouver BC V6Z 1E4).
  • All cash and food raised at the event go towards the Greater Vancouver Food Bank and Nature's Path will double donations (up to 40,000 pounds of food).
  • If you can't make it but want to help, Text FOOD to 45678 to donate. The foodbank has tremendous buying power and can purchase $3 worth of supplies for every $1 donated.

QUOTES FROM ARRAN STEPHENS, NATURE'S PATH FOUNDER AND CO-CEO:

  • "We are incredibly thankful to the community of Vancouver that supports the Eat Well Do Good foodraiser each year. Not only do participants enjoy entertainment, and an affordable and healthy breakfast or lunch, they also get the satisfaction of helping the people in our community who need it the most."

  • "Over the past seven years, we've raised over $1 million worth of food through the Eat Well Do Good foodraiser to help those who don't have enough to eat. We are inviting everyone in the greater Vancouver area to help us in this critical year, when the Greater Vancouver Food Bank is experiencing record-low supply levels."

Please contact Robin Bondy (604-312-2376) to arrange an interview or visit our website for more information: http://ca-en.naturespath.com/about/movements/eat-well-do-good

ABOUT NATURES PATH
Founded in 1985, Nature's Path Foods is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia and employs hundreds of valued team members at its four facilities in Canada and the United States. The privately held, family-owned company is North America's largest producer of organic breakfast and snack foods. The company's innovative brands include Nature's Path®, Love Crunch®, Qi'a®, Que Pasa®, Flax Plus®, and EnviroKidz®.

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