When Egg Plantation owners Shannon and Simon Mee were approached to help raise money for a charity, they gladly obliged, but decided to go a little further than most.
Karena Lineback of Pilates Teck approached the two, who then set out to donate all of the proceeds they raised in one day, rather than just a percentage, to the American Cancer Society.
“It was one day out of the year, anyone can do that,” said Simon Mee.
The fundraiser was held Wednesday and when all the money was counted they generated almost $1,000.
“We just rounded up and wrote the check for $1,000,” said Mee.
Not all the money donated was from purchases. Cards were placed on the tables for patrons who wanted to donate more. Mee said that more than $350 was generated just from the cards.
The money raised will go towards Lineback’s goal of raising $8,000 to donate to the society.
Lineback will also be dancing in the Dancing With Our Stars event which is styled after the popular TV show, Dancing With The Stars.
“I’m just thrilled and honored that we have wonderful people in the community like Egg Plantation who are willing to help out,” said Lineback.