Who: Vince's Market and the Southlake Foundation
What: Every year, Vince's Market raises money for a local organizations through its Community Product Initiative. In 2021, the independent grocer raised $25, 812 to support the mental health program at Southlake Regional Health Centre.
The donation will be put towards a newly built Emergent Mental Health Assessment Unit and a new 12-bed Adult Inpatient Unit, along with other site improvements, according to a press release.
“We are thrilled with the amount raised in 2021, and with the success of this program as we enter our fifth year – thanks to our customers, staff and vendors,” said Giancarlo Trimarchi, partner at Vince’s.
“The Community Product Initiative has so far raised approximately $83K over the past four years, and we expect continued, strong support in 2022,” said Trimarchi.
Additionally, Vince’s announced the 2022 recipient of its Community Product Initiative would be Canadian Mental Health Association, York Region and South Simcoe.