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Food For Fines 2021

From October 1 - 31 we will be accepting canned or nonperishable food items in exchange for fines owing on your account!

Each item donated will clear off $2.00 from any fines or fees you have accrued, to a maximum of $50.00 per account. 

  • Soups, chilis
  • Microwave-safe instant soups
  • Soup stocks
  • Beans
  • Dry noodles and soup packages (eg: instant ramen, cup noodles, Kraft Dinner, etc)
  • Granola bars
  • Pasta and pasta sauces
  • Oatmeal and applesauce
  • Candy, chocolate & other nonperishable snack items

Please avoid:

  • Anchovies, oysters, sardines
  • Items where contents are difficult to read (for allergies)
  • Items very close to or past the best before/expiry dates

If you are donating an item in a glass container, please use caution when dropping them off in the bin! We would like to avoid any accidents or items going to waste if possible. Thank you!

Food For Fines only applies to fines and fees at this time. Damaged or lost item charges still must be paid by cheque or cash.

Each item is worth $2.00 of fines waived up to a maximum of $50.00 per account.

All donated items will be given to Keep the Cold Off Penticton

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