Campbell River wins Loonie War

Powell River is giving up the trophy to Campbell River in the second annual Loonie War to raise community awareness about traumatic brain injuries

Campbell River won the Loonie War.

Powell River is giving up the trophy to Campbell River in the second annual Loonie War to raise community awareness about traumatic brain injuries (TBI) as well as provide funds to support local TBI survivors.

“Thanks to the generosity of the businesses and organizations who allowed us to place Loonie Bins, those who allowed us to hold Tag Days and especially the big-hearted people of Campbell River we collected almost $2,400,” said Jean Allen of the Campbell River Head Injury Support Society. “This money will all stay in Campbell River to support head injury survivors and their families and to continue education programs.

“We would love to be able to thank each of our amazing helpers and donors individually but that is not possible so we will list all the businesses that helped us on our”

From Feb. 14-28, Campbell Riverites were asked to donate a loonie to keep the “war” going against the brain injury association in Powell River. The community that collects the most funds per capita is declared the winner and is awarded the prestigious Loonie War Trophy. Powell River won the first Loonie War challenge after narrowly beating Campbell River but the tables were turned this year.

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