Hungry customers streamed in bearing gifts of canned meats, pasta, soups and cereal as they came to pay a visit to Umé Foods for the Light up the Lot event.
Partnering with Kelowna Community Food bank, the bright-coloured Japanese food shop -- which narrowly escaped the fire that ravaged Burtch Plaza last month -- collected food and cash donations in exchange for store discounts made to help struggling families fill stomachs and raise spirits.
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