Kuldip K. Ardawa and Tim Baillie from the Surrey Food Bank were presented with a $20

Surrey Food Bank receives donation from Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib

Memorial fundraiser results in $20,000 donation to the food bank

The Surrey Food Bank has started the new year on a positive note, thanks to a sizable donation by the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib Society.

On Dec. 27, the society held a a fundraiser in memory of the four Sahibzaada at Mirage Banquet Hall. Kuldip K. Ardawa and Tim Baillie from the Surrey Food Bank were presented with a $20,000 cheque by head granthi Narinder Walia and the gurdwara committee members.

Lead event organizer Bhai Bhupinder Singh worked tirelessly to make the memorial event a success.

“It’s people like Bhupinder and Narinder that truly make a difference, not only in the lives of many families, but in the whole committee,” said Ardawa.


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