West Shore food bank gets extra help from fabric store

Fabric and wool crafted into creations raised $3,000 for the Goldstream Food Bank.

Fabric and wool crafted into creations raised $3,000 for the Goldstream Food Bank.

Sylvia Ratcliffe, owner of Cloth Castle is pleased with the work her staff put into the auction they’ve held the last two years.

“Once a year they make samples in the store,” she said. “Then at the end of the years they take those samples … at the end they have an auction of all the quilts and runners.”

The staff, families and customers came out and bought more than 90 items ranging from quilts to table runners covering all seasons to add to the food bank coffers over the holiday season.

“The customers get excited about getting involved in it too,” Ratcliffe said.

 

To donate to the food bank drop cash or food at the Goldstream Food Bank, 761 Station Ave. (open 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the first three Tuesdays and Wednesdays of the month).