REALTORS® dish out donations during Nova Scotia’s biggest potluck

Sutton Group – Professional Realty REALTORS® enjoy the charity potluck. (Facebook photo)
Sutton Group – Professional Realty REALTORS® enjoy the charity potluck. (Facebook photo)

Sutton Group – Professional Realty was among the top fundraisers in “Nova Scotia’s Biggest Potluck.”

On October 21 and 22, people across Nova Scotia hosted potluck meals where guests were asked to remember those less fortunate. Monetary and food donations were collected for Feed Nova Scotia, a non-profit organization that distributed 1.8 million kilograms of food to more than 43,000 food bank users in 2015.

 Feed Nova Scotia potluck
Inside the Sutton Group Professional Realty office for the potluck. (Facebook photo)

“Our office jumped on board with this event and quickly raised $1,300,” says Jennifer Morrison, Managing Associate Broker. “The ‘cost’ to attend was one dish to share at the potluck plus either a monetary or food donation for Feed Nova Scotia. It was a huge success! Our REALTORS® and staff gave much more than expected.”

In addition to $1,300 in cash, the office collected 65 kilograms of nutritious, non-perishable food.

The donations from this Sutton office contributed to the province-wide event total of $20,175 for Feed Nova Scotia.

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Feed Nova Scotia is essential to thousands of people. This organization distributes approximately 2 million kilograms of food to their member network of 147 food banks, meal programs and shelters in Nova Scotia. Many of those member agencies also provide nutrition education, budgeting guidance, children’s programming, parental support, referral to other community services and more.

This story was adapted – with permission – from one originally featured on the Sutton Spirit website. The Sutton Spirit program recognizes Sutton associates across Canada that improve and enhance the lives of the people around them.

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