We are delighted to share this announcement, part of 2015’s global #GivingTuesday movement.
The Truffles Group on Vancouver Island, long known across BC or their generous support of community organizations, has designated the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) as one of their charities of choice in 2015/2016.
A locally owned and operated group of companies comprised of Truffles Catering, Victoria Butterfly Gardens, Habitat Catering at Royal Roads University, Cascadia Liquor Stores and Canoe Brewpub, The Truffles Group has been dedicated to changing the way people think about the hospitality, tourism and beverage retail industries for more than 23 years.
Throughout the year, each one of the Truffles companies will dedicate their in-house fundraising activities to the Foundation. In September 2015 alone, the Cascadia Liquor Stores raised more than $1300 for the BCHF, funds which support beneficiaries and scholarship winners on Vancouver Island. In October, an additional $500 was raised at the Victoria Butterfly Gardens. In November and for part of December, the Canoe Brewpub is raising money and awareness through partial proceeds of their signature Panko Breaded Cod & Chips. Giving back never tasted so good!
Danielle Smeltzer, director of sales and marketing for the Truffles Group says, “As strong corporate citizens, we believe in operating within a balanced system that allows for its people and the planet to endure and co-exist. We endeavour to be community stewards by partnering with like-minded non-profits and hope to inspire other businesses to do the same. As an organization that supports food, beverage and hospitality industry members, partnering with the BC Hospitality Foundation was a natural fit.”
“The Truffles Group has an established track record of community-based leadership and charitable giving,” says Alan Sacks, executive director of the BCHF. “We are proud to be associated with such a progressive organization that embraces its ability to positively impact the industry.”