On June 5th, Stuart McKean, our friend and Quadra Island Store Manager, was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). The disease has already affected Stu enough that he's had to stop working. To thank Stuart and to support him and his wife Val, we have joined his Team Salmon Guy in the Victoria Walk for [...]
On Saturday September 23, our four Gulf Island stores held charity barbecues in order to raise funds and awareness for the BC Cancer Foundation on Vancouver Island. Together, with the support of our communities, we raised a very generous $4,712.40 in just four hours. Combine this amount with the many other initiatives throughout the year and we were able to [...]
Our gift to the BC Cancer Foundation will support local improvements to patient care taking place at the BC Cancer Agency's Island Centre. It's a cause that especially hits home for our very own Dean Clarke, having first-hand experience when it comes to the disease. "I have personally experienced the challenge of dealing with cancer," [...]
Tru Value Foods knows about being a good neighbour. Each of our stores contributes to its home community through the Spirit Board, a program we launched in 2001. The program directs 1% of sales to the customer’s group of choice. Once a community group has been approved for the Spirit Board, it receives ongoing donations [...]
Tru Value Foods was recently presented with the very prestigious 2014 Corporate Responsibility Award at the National Philanthropy Awards Gala. The annual event was presented by the Vancouver Island chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and this award was sponsored by UVic.
Our annual contribution to the B.C. Cancer Foundation on Dec 19, 2014. Through points generated on our Community Spirit Board, Golf Tournament, BBQ’s and other fundraising initiatives we were able to donate $7,000.00.
September 26. 2013 Tru Value Foods helps revitalize the B.C. Sharing program
February 21, 2012 Tru Value Foods is working with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) to make it easier for shoppers to identify and buy top-quality Canadian food products. As part of a national initiative that currently includes 65 independent retailers across Canada, Tru Value Foods has partnered with AAFC to promote Canadian food products to [...]