Enova donation helps to stock the Larder

Paul Bibby

Alice Smith (Liberation Larder volunteer), Felicity Stening (CEO Enova Energy) and Wendy Berecry (LL volunteer) Image supplied

In a gift from one sustainable operation to another – local energy provider Enova Energy has donated $3,750 to local food-rescue organisation Liberation Larder.

Enova Energy CEO Felicity Stening presented the charity with the funds yesterday (Thursday) thanks to the generosity of new Enova customers each of whom chose to donate $50.

‘We are utterly thrilled to be giving this money to such an important local institution in the Northern Rivers thanks to the generosity of our customers,’ Ms Stening said.

‘Our customers are willing to put themselves aside to support other local people in need. At the same time, they’ve chosen an energy provider that is actively making a difference to the local economy and to achieving a renewable energy future.’

Liberation Larder receives leftover food from local supermarkets and other outlets and provides it to the community in the form of free breakfasts and lunches during the week.

One response to “Enova donation helps to stock the Larder”

  1. john Lazarus says:

    Great initiative. Will help the Larder pay the landlords (the so called Byron Community Centre) for the Larders use of the space

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