Earlier this year, when Callie Allen, 8, Karina Allen, 10, and Lillia White, 10, learned about the war in Ukraine they wanted to help.
The Central Saanich trio developed a plan for a roadside stand, including menu, roles and responsibilities and a cause to support, helping Ukrainians who settle in Greater Victoria.
They put the plan into action on Aug. 20 with homemade lemonade, cookies and popcorn at a stand adorned with handmade Ukrainian flags.
The Tanner Ridge community responded in spades.
Pedestrians and drivers stopped by – including a few repeat customers – and in almost four hours, the girls raised $300.
The proceeds were donated to the Intercultural Association of Greater Victoria, an organization helping with settlement services.
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