The staff at Vince DeVito Shoes on Hall Street raised $951 for the Nelson Food Cupboard.

Helping to fill the cupboard

The staff at Vince DeVito Shoes in Nelson helped raise funds for the food cupboard.

The staff at Vince DeVito Shoes on Hall Street helped raise funds for the Nelson Food Cupboard at the end of November.

The local company donated a total of $951 — $736 of which was raised from 10 per cent of net sales during the Super Saturday customer appreciation days on November 30 ­— and the remaining $215 raised from the hot dog sale that took place that same day.

Those on hand for the presentation include (from left to right) Jeanne Dempster, Ashley Canning, Jonathon DeVito, Alisha Affleck, Tim Powell (chair of the board, Nelson Food Cupboard) Mathew DeVito, Jennifer Lehmann, Kim Charlesworth (coordinator, Nelson Food Cupboard) and Vince DeVito.

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