Olivia Vanderwal’s birthday raises $306 for local food bank


Eganville – When Olivia Vanderwal learned she would not be able to celebrate her eighth birthday with a regular birthday party on May 29, she decided she was going to turn the situation into something positive that would help others in her community.

A Grade 2 student at Eganville District Public School, Olivia came up with an idea that her parents, Adam and Melissa Vanderwal quickly bought into that is benefitting the Eganville and District Food Bank.

“It just came into my head,” she rep...

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