The Season of Giving Campaign wrapped up this week with a cheque presentation from Valley Fiber to Eden Foundation for $4,625. This presentation, added to the Season of Giving Campaign collection through community donations of $2,875, totaled $7,500.
Director Of Development for Eden Foundation, Earl Reimer, says these funds put together will be able to add to the work of bringing hope, health and healing to those on their mental health journey.
Senior Vice President for Valley Fiber, Conley Kehler, says it was a staff decision to support this initiative.
"When we talked to our staff about where we should do our Season of Giving this year, it was very evident that mental health has become top of mind for many people. Certainly, the pandemic has kind of put a magnifying glass on that, and so our staff very quickly pointed to Eden Mental Health."
Kehler added this cause is very personal for some.