With the help of Okanagan College’s HCA class, Baljit Sandhu (middle) collected food donations for the Upper Room Mission, presented to Manager Cera Brown and Kitchen Manager Steve Haroldson. (Submitted Photo)

Okanagan College students feed the need

Vernon health care assistant class collects food for Upper Room Mission

A former Okanagan College student is making a tradition out of giving back to his community.

Baljit Sandhu’s Health Care Assistant class started a food drive in 2017 for the Upper Room Mission.

See: Okanagan College students give back

Even though Sandhu has since graduated, his efforts continued this year with the HCA class of 2018-19.

“I am very happy to say that we have such great community that when we ask for help we stand together,” said Sandhu.

“It’s our privilege to give back to our community any way we can.”


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Okanagan College’s Health Care Assistant class serves up a considerable food donation to the Upper Room Mission. (Submitted Photo)

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