June 20, 2023 –
McDonald’s South Delta owner/operator Nauman Jutt presented a $10,000 cheque to Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s Executive Director Renie D’Aquila in the Ladner restaurant on June 20. It represented fundraising from this year’s McHappy Day which has been benefitting local children with needs at the organization since 2009. “The generosity of former owner Steve Krawchuk has been continued by new owner Nauman Jutt”, says REACH Fundraising Manager Tamara Veitch, “and we are sincerely grateful for his commitment and enthusiasm for the community.”
In addition to the $10,000 presented, McDonald’s also purchased the 75 inch Smart TV prize in the McHappy Day raffle that commenced April 1, 2023 with winner drawn end of day May10. Reach Society is grateful to McDonald’s staff, patrons and all the volunteers who came together to make the event so successful. “Thanks to our many donors for sharing their big hearts, smiles and donations! REACH is incredibly grateful to the Delta Fire fighters, Delta Police and all volunteers who generously gave their time” concludes Veitch.
L:R Renie D’Aquila, Tamara Veitch, Nauman Jutt, Holly Sorley, Shauna Gradley, Alison Martin