Sikh community of West Island donates to Sun Youth Food Bank.

The Montreal West Island Sikh community got into the holiday spirit today. The group donated around $3,500-worth of non-perishable food items to the Sun Youth Food Bank.

Sun Youth communications and marketing coordinator, Nicolas Carpentier said, “They’ve been donating to us for many years and it’s always at the right time.We are in the midst of our Christmas campaign, distributing baskets to some 5,000 in need. So this donation is more than welcome at this time.”

A traditional communal meal, prepared by the members themselves in potluck fashion, also took place.

Newly-elected Dollard-des-Ormeaux mayor Alex Bottausci, MP Frank Baylis and city councillor Pulkit Kantawala were also present.

Sun Youth also presented a symbolic food hamper.