Pointe-Claire man combs garbage for charity Read full article December 28,p.
Pointe-Claire man combs garbage for charity Read full article December 28,p. He says strangers often approach him wanting to help, offering home cooked meals or slipping cash into his hands. You know, 'That poor unfortunate, he seems to need to forage,'" says Coughlin.
There's a smaller group of people contributing. Pointe-Claire man combs garbage for charity An year-old Pointe-Claire man has been rifling through people's trash in the West Island. Maurice Parkes says it started in as a competition between friends and "a bit of a joke. dor
Everyone wants to help," says Parkes. I've never seen so much kindness.
With this, there's an added injection of cash," says Polnte. But don't be alarmed. He says he's often mistaken for someone in need of charity.
Lolking goal is to find bottles and cans he can sell to raise money for charity. One of Parkes' friends, Lynn Coughlin, says the initiative is a great way to get out in the community and see how generous the neighbours are.
Volunteer Jack Fraser says the help allows the food bank to buy more food to supplement their deliveries.