Bev Elder, executive director of the Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank, receives a donation of $1,100 from Eileen Hayes and Warren Franklin, co-organizers of Folk Friday. (Submitted)

Bev Elder, executive director of the Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank, receives a donation of $1,100 from Eileen Hayes and Warren Franklin, co-organizers of Folk Friday. (Submitted)

Sidney folk bank strikes up donation for food bank

Folk Friday raised $1,100 for Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank

A local folk group sang for somebody else’s supper over the weekend.

Friday Folk performed several songs in downtown Sidney Saturday afternoon to help raise $1,100 for the Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank.

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Friday Folk consists of seven amateur musicians and singers who have been meeting at the SHOAL Centre for Seniors most Fridays for the past five years to enjoy traditional and modern folk music.


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