Until the end of the month, B.C. Liquor Stores’ customers can help support alcohol-free events for grade 12 students by making a donation at the till to assist the Support Dry Grad campaign.
For more than 10 years, the Support Dry Grad campaign in B.C. Liquor Stores has helped prevent underage drinking and has raised more than $4.4 million. Last year, B.C. Liquor Stores’ customers and staff donated over $540,000 which helped the graduating classes celebrate at events such as carnival nights, boat cruises, and even overnight camping trips!
“(Support) Dry Grad is a terrific program that will help the Class of 2013 celebrate in a fun and safe manner and it is something I support every year. I encourage British Columbians to make a donation to support students in celebrating their hard work and success,” says Rich Coleman, Minister of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas.
Contributions from B.C. Liquor Stores’ customers and staff will be added onto funds raised by parents, students and teachers who have worked throughout the year to raise money for alcohol-free grad celebrations.
The campaign will run until Saturday, March 30.
For more information check out this Dry Grad Guidebook.
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