Posted on Sep 28, 2022
Rising costs are forcing more families to rely on food banks in schools and in the community so food security in South Delta is an important cause. Developing the tree canopy in Ladner and the rest of Delta is another. These are the causes which will be supported by proceeds from the Rotary Club of Ladner's Fall Shred-A-Thon on Saturday, October 15, 2022, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, at 5300 Ladner Trunk Road, behind Eastlink (Delta Cable). 
Proceeds from the Shred A Thon will go to Ladner Rotary food pantry program at Delta Secondary School for families needing a hand up and to the Deltassist Christmas Hamper program for families to help celebrate the festive season
Any individual, company or organization can bring their old tax returns, credit card bills, business records, bank statements, and personal information documents so a shredding company can safely and securely shred the paper on the spot. A donation of $15 per banker’s box of paper will go entirely to support for our community and those who have lost their communities so far away. 
Shred A Thon proceeds will also contribute to the City of Delta tree reforestation program in Ladner's North 40 Park near Boundary Bay Airport
Delta and area residents and business owners or managers can show up in their vehicles, supervise volunteers who will unload the shredding material from their vehicles and dump it into a shredding bin which will then be loaded by a Shred-Wise company operator into the shredding truck on site.
Shred A Thon boxes and bags of paper go straight from vehicle to shredding bin then into the shredding truck on site
Ladner Rotary Club President Guillermo Bustos says, "Since our last Shred A Thon in April, food costs have continued to rise and more families with children in our community are suffering because of the increased demand on already tight budgets. We are supporting a food pantry at Delta Secondary School for families who need a hand up and, as we have for a number of years, we are supporting the Christmas Hampers program at Deltassist for families need a hand celebrating the season. Also, one of Rotary’s seven areas of focus is the environment, so we are contributing to the planting of new trees in North 40 Park near the Boundary Bay Airport. The entire proceeds from this Fall Shred-A-Thon will be directed to these two community causes, one immediate and the other long term.
"Thank you to our event sponsor, Ideal Door Ltd. and to the hundreds of people who have shown up in the past with many tons of paper and supported these and other causes in our community."