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Queen’s student-athletes give local food bank a boost

Gaels Varsity Leadership Council donates 795 pounds of food to Kingston’s Partners in Mission Food Bank
Queen's Varsity Leadership Council co-presidents, Harry Range and Lana Ramic donate 795 pounds of food to the Partners in Mission Food Bank. (Supplied Photo) 

Together with Queen's Athletics and Recreation, the Varsity Leadership Council (VLC) collected cans of food from Gaels athletes for the Partners in Mission Food Bank during the recently-hosted Athletes Welcome event. 

In total, the VLC collected and donated 795 pounds of food for Kingston’s Partners in Mission Food Bank that will go towards local families during the holiday season. This is an increase from the 634 pounds of food donated last year.

The VLC is a student-athlete organization, including both clubs and team representatives. As a council, the VLC speaks on behalf of the Queen’s student-athletes and aims to promote a positive image of Queen’s Athletics by building relations with Kingston communities through volunteer opportunities and outreach programs such as the Partners in Mission Food Bank initiative. 

For more information on how you can help and make a donation, visit the Partners in Mission website.