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Argentia, NL
for immediate release, December 14, 2021
Port of Argentia and Partners Donate $15,000 to Placentia Area Food Bank
Port of Argentia, Pattern Energy, and Boskalis have donated $15,000 to the Placentia Area Food Bank
ensuring that residents who are in need will receive support to assist with Christmas dinner this holiday
season.
Port Chairperson Wayne Power states, “We know that many individuals and families are facing financial
challenges this year and that there is an increased demand at the local food bank. We applaud our
corporate partners who have recognized the important service provided by the food bank and have
joined us in making this significant contribution. We hope this donation will make it easier for families in
our region to enjoy Christmas and help ensure a food supply is available into the New Year.”
Placentia Area Food Bank spokesperson Danny O’Reilly says, “The stark reality is that demand for food
hampers has been on the rise in our area and the Port of Argentia and its partners stepped up in a big
way to support our Christmas hamper drive. This generous donation will provide comfort to many of our
most needy residents. We anticipate distributing upwards of 400 food hampers to clients spread over 30
communities from Ship Hr. to Branch; the need is great, and this donation puts us over the top”.
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For media inquiries please contact:
Ray Greene,
Manager, Business Development & Marketing
Port of Argentia
T: 709-227-5502
Email: [email protected]

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