Pictou County raises $3,000 in toque sales

Amanda Jess, The News
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STELLARTON - More than $3,000 has been raised through the Raising The Roof campaign in Pictou County.

Toque Tuesday

Pictou County Roots for Youth Society celebrated Toque Tuesday, a national awareness day for homelessness, at NSCC Pictou Campus today.

The campaign's proceeds go to community agencies across Canada that help the homeless as well as Raising the Roof's national intitatives. 

Scotiabank was the winner of the toque challenge, raising more than $1,700 at their branch locations in the county.

Roots House asked local businesses to compete for who could sell the most toques. 

Scotiabank sold them at each branch in the county.

Courtney Cameron, a youth worker at Roots House, holds their plaque.

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