Friday, June 28, 2013

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Pie Sales Raise Big Dough 

Fundraiser generates over $5k for Fox Foundation

Released by Kevin Chan, Terry Fox Foundation/Submitted photo

 

The Good Sisters and Rolland Fox at their Airport Coffee Shop fundraiser Tuesday.

 

fter a very tiresome day on June 25, 2013, there was a very small coffee shop in Chilliwack who knew they had made a very strong impact on the global community around them.

The Good sisters, Judi, Jacqueline and Tracey, along with their staff had just completed their 3rd annual Pie Day in memory of Terry Fox’s mother, Betty. 100% of every pie sold on this day went straight to The Terry Fox Foundation and its search for a cure.

Last year, they raised over $3000 for the Foundation, and were aiming to get over the $4000 mark this year. What a surprise it was for the Good sisters, Terry Fox supporters, and pie lovers when they found out what success they really had.

In total, the Chilliwack Airport Coffee Shop raised over $5445.23 with over 336 slices of pie and 216 whole pies being sold.

For a small coffee shop that relies on a single oven to bake all their pies, it was an overwhelming response. The Good sisters took to Facebook to express their gratitude for the support that they and the Terry Fox Foundation received:

"We cannot thank everyone enough, this year was a record year. Tuesday was a very emotional, overwhelming and fantastic day. Our pie sales wouldn’t have been a success without all of you."

Rolland Fox, Terry’s father, also came out to Pie Day and assisted the Good sisters throughout the day.

For more information about The Terry Fox Foundation, visit www.terryfox.org

 

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