CBC’s Saskatoon Morning Consolation & Pleasure vacation present raises cash for meals financial institution
CBC Saskatoon Morning’s radio team moved out of the studio and over to a downtown coffee shop for its annual Comfort & Joy show on Thursday.
Listeners came down to the Citizen Cafe and Bakery or tuned in to the special Saskatoon Morning broadcast hosted by Jennifer Quesnel.
The show was part of CBC Saskatchewan’s 19th annual Comfort & Joy campaign to raise money for local food banks. People are invited to donate in support of the Saskatoon Food Bank.
So far the provincial campaign has raised $16,685 which, thanks to a promise by Nutrien to double donations, amounts to $33,370.
Follow along on social media using the hashtag #CBCComfortJoy.
The show featured live musical performances from Tatrina Tai and Kim Salkeld, and interviews revolving around the theme “acts of kindness.”
Tatrina Tai and Kim Salkeld performed live during Saskatoon Morning’s annual Comfort & Joy show. (Courtney Markewich/CBC)
Interviewees included a family making lunches for kids who come to school hungry and a volunteer at Luther Special Care Home whose work fills her with happiness.
The show also explored the kindness that takes place in hospitals, especially the palliative care ward.
Host Jennifer Quesnel entertains the crowd at CBC’s Saskatoon Morning’s live broadcast at Citizen Cafe on Dec. 12, 2019. (Courtney Markewich/CBC)
Aside from the ear candy, the show offered up treats, coffee and giveaways.
The first 75 guests received a limited edition CBC Saskatoon tree ornament.
Nutrien is matching donations up to $250,000 between now and Dec. 24.
This year, consider giving back by making a donation: