Jack Ethier, from the Food Bank, picks up items collected at Mission Library for the Food for Fines campaign. / Submitted Photo

Jack Ethier, from the Food Bank, picks up items collected at Mission Library for the Food for Fines campaign. / Submitted Photo

Mission Library collects thousands of food items

Food for Fines campaign runs until Jan. 15

This year, the Food for Fines campaign began on Dec. 4, 2019 and ends on Jan. 15, 2020 at all Fraser Valley Regional Library locations including Mission.

The Mission Library, has collected more than 1,000 non-perishable food items so far and the campaign still has two weeks to go.

Each non-perishable item donated can waive $2 worth of library fines.