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Thank you to the Hillsdown Women Institute who has donated $5,000 to The Lending Cupboard. John West, a board member and volunteer with The Lending Cupboard, was pleased to accept the cheque.


The Hillsdown Women Institute was founded in 1946 by a number of ladies and has supported several non profit societies such as the Delburne Centralized School, the Parkland School, World Vision, the Salvation Army, Unitarian Services, the Twilight Lodge, the Junior Red Cross, the Kilengala mission in Tanzania, Africa, and the Samaritan’s Purse-Shoeboxes and monetary donations, the Stephen Lewis Foundation, the Dalat children, the Central Alberta

Women’s Emergency Shelter, the Women’s Outreach, the Christmas Bureau, the Food Bank, and the Red Cross. In 2004 the Hillsdown Women Institute was honored for actively canvassing for cancer for 52 years.