Helping to fuel learning in Nelson

Real Canadian Wholesale Club after the grocery store donated $2,200 to the Breakfast for Learning program at Trafalgar middle school.

Trafalgar Middle School students are thanking the Real Canadian Wholesale Club after the grocery store donated $2,200 to the Breakfast for Learning program.

Three days a week, the middle school feeds between 20 and 30 students who can’t afford a proper start to their morning.

The Breakfast for Learning program receives no funding for the free meals so relies on donations.

“It gives these students enough energy to learn,” said Grade 8 student Elena Gustafson, who was part of the crew that brought three big cards of thanks signed by all the Trafalgar students in the three grades to the waterfront grocery store this week.

“It gives them the support they need and lets them know they are loved,” added Grade 8 student Mariah Rawick.