Helping those in need at Christmas

Central Okanagan Community Food Bank distributes 1,400 Christmas food hampers.

Central Okanagan Food Bank volunteer Sharon Pool helps distribute Christmas hampers in Kelowna Tuesday.

The Central Okanagan Community Food bank is distributing 1,400 Christmas food hampers this week in Kelowna.

According to the food bank, the hampers’ contents will help about 9,000 get through the holidays this year in the city. The distribution started Monday and will run through to Thursday.

The Kelowna distribution follows the handing out of 600 hampers by the food bank in West Kelowna last week.

Video and story from West Kelowna here