Campbell River Mirror

It’s a victory in pink for the Campbell River Food Bank

It’s a victory in pink for the Campbell River Food Bank: Bank of Montreal Commercial Account Manager Philip Griffith turn over 300 pounds of donated food and $170 in cash to Food Bank volunteer Greg Mytron. Griffith had challenged his colleagues and customers to match his weight – 250 pounds – in food for the needy and he would dye his hair pink. On Friday he delivered.  “I felt I had to do something to help. The Food Bank is such a great community volunteer organization and it deserves all the help we can give,” he said. - Brian Kieran/The Mirror
It’s a victory in pink for the Campbell River Food Bank: Bank of Montreal Commercial Account Manager Philip Griffith turn over 300 pounds of donated food and $170 in cash to Food Bank volunteer Greg Mytron. Griffith had challenged his colleagues and customers to match his weight – 250 pounds – in food for the needy and he would dye his hair pink. On Friday he delivered. “I felt I had to do something to help. The Food Bank is such a great community volunteer organization and it deserves all the help we can give,” he said.
— image credit: Brian Kieran/The Mirror

Bank of Montreal Commercial Account Manager Philip Griffith (and Small Business Banker Kelly Rommel) turn over 300 pounds of donated food and $170 in cash to Food Bank volunteer Greg Mytron. Griffith had challenged his colleagues and customers to match his weight 250 pounds in food for the needy and he would dye his hair pink. On Friday he delivered. I felt I had to do something to help. The Food Bank is such a great community volunteer organization and it deserves all the help we can give, he said.

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