Seabird Island gathers truckload of frozen food

Distributed to community members and partner communities

In this time of crisis, the Seabird Island community – like so many others – continues to show it cares.

Seabird Island officials recently extended their thanks to Neutron Factory Works and Erna Paul for a truckload of donated frozen, heat-and-serve foods – a total of four pallets with 20 to 30 20-pound boxes.

Three-and-a-half pallets stayed with Seabird Island and a half-palate was sent to the Sts’ailes First Nation. The food was to be distributed to recovery homes, the local food bank and for Chawathil, a partner community near Ruby Creek. The food was also disbursed through a Facebook call with tables set up outside for the community. In addition to the frozen food, the community had produce and bread available for distribution.

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“The call to Seabird community was well-received,” officials said in a statement. “Many members including Elders showed up, physically distanced and obtained what they wanted. All food was distributed.”

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