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Food company offers Pay It Forward program to help donate meals, starts home delivery service

By Louis Belcourt, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

Sunflower Foods, a local food company, launched a Pay It Forward program this winter as a way to donate healthy pre-made meals to the food bank.

“We wanted to find a way to provide food for people who couldn’t afford it, who were on disability, who did need some sort of subsidy. At first we were just marking down the price for them and it was coming out of our pockets. It started to get a little more difficult for us and we didn’t wanna start losing money on this. And so we came up with the idea of having the community donate,” said Carie Taylor, founder of Sunflower Foods.

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