Mission’s Emkao Foods has launched the I KARE KAO crowdfunding campaign to deliver care packages to front line essential service workers in the Fraser Valley including Abbotsford Regional Hospital, Chartwell Cedarbrook Retirement Residence, Chilliwack General Hospital, Fraser Canyon Hospital, Mission Memorial Hospital and the Agassiz Community Health Centre.
The campaign is being led by Ayissi Nyemba, founder of Emkao Foods, an ethical chocolate manufacturing company based in Mission. She wanted to do something to support her local community while she waits to open her factory.
Nyemba has raised nearly $1,000 to date in partnership with local small food businesses to make baskets filled with treats. To date, she has delivered eight baskets of treats to various hospitals and care homes.
The crowdfunding campaign runs through July 14 and she is looking to raise more money so more care packages can be delivered.
For or more information or to contribute to the campaign, visit:
wayblaze.com/fundable_projects/provide-a-sweet-gesture-of-support-for-our-healthcare-workers/ or emkaofoods.com.