A four-year-old from Whitehorse, Yukon, is one of many kids doing their part to help out the local food bank this holiday season. Zander Paszkiewicz, who just turned four, dropped off 20 boxes of cereal he had asked for as birthday gifts. A group of Grade 5 students at Whitehorse Elementary School recently helped to fill 76 food hampers at the food bank, enough to feed 150 people, while students at École Émilie Tremblay in Whitehorse spent weeks baking cookies and selling them, donating $1,000 to the food bank. "It warmed our hearts,” said Dave Blottner, executive director of the Food Bank Society of Whitehorse. “It kind of made us all melt here." Blottner said the number of people using the food bank has doubled since the COVID-19 pandemic.

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