Empty Stocking Fund: Coquitlam tween Marissa McKinnon already a leader in the joy of sharing and giving

Empty Stocking Fund
Another year older, another year wiser — or in the case of 11-year-old Marissa McKinnon, another year of spreading holiday cheer. The Coquitlam tween turned 11 in November and instead of accepting toys, she put food and gift cards on her wish list. But she wasn’t collecting the items for herself — Marissa and her mom Jennifer McKinnon are sponsoring another family through local organization SHARE Family and Community Services Society, a recipient of funds through the Province’s Empty Stocking Fund. The pair have signed up to sponsor another family — a ...

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