Bruce Williams, Director of Engagement, SIPP, Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins, Troy Dunham, executive director, Rainbow Kitchen Society and Emilie de Rosenroll- CEO, SIPP, gather for the donation photo Dec. 24 in Esquimalt. (Photo courtesy SIPP)

Prosperity project injects cash to charity in lieu of season celebration

South Island Prosperity Project gifts cash to the Rainbow Kitchen

The South Island Prosperity Project offered a cash gift to the Rainbow Kitchen in Esquimalt Dec. 24 in lieu of a holiday party for SIPP members and associated partners.

The donation covers the cost of a celebration meal for Rainbow Kitchen guests. The kitchen, at the corner of Admirals Road and Lyall Street in Esquimalt, provides hot meals for about 125 to 140 people a day.

The Township of Esquimalt is one of the SIPP member municipalities. SIPP plans to support a worthy organization in a similar way within a member municipality each year.

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