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04.11.22

Fernie Brewing Co x Fernie Pride Society Donation

Written by Fernie Brewing Co.

The totals are in, folks!

Four poople holding up a donation cheque in front of a breweryThis past September, in celebration of the 2022 Elk Valley Pride Festival, we were beyond stoked to bring our community two amazing collaborations with the Fernie Pride Society (FPS) – a FBC x FPS Collab Brew, and a Crafted with Love Charity T-shirt, with profits going towards the Fernie Pride Society.

Teaming up with Lev Sonego, founder of Glitterburns – a Nelson-based company specializing in graphic design and illustration for queer-owned businesses and gender-inclusive products and services – along with FPS, the limited edition Crafted with Love Charity t-shirt was released on September 7th. Following a great two months, we’re excited to announce that along with our awesome and supportive community’s help, we were able to raise an incredible $1492.80 for The Fernie Pride Society! Now that’s a donation we can all raise a glass to! 🍻

Spearheaded by Helen Hopkins, FBC’s Human Resources Manager, this t-shirt was a fantastic and uplifting way to raise money for a great cause. FBC wanted to highlight an amazing organization that not only provides programming and support to the local LBGTQ2+ community, but also provides guidance and resources to local businesses on how to be an inclusive employer,” said Hopkins.

Thanks again to everyone who stopped by for a FBC x FPS Collab Brew, and all those who took home a Crafted with Love Charity T-Shirt!

You can learn more about The Fernie Pride Society via the FPS website.

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