The Southern Plains Co-op held its annual Fuel Good Day on Tuesday, with locations supporting local initiatives.

Funds were raised by donating 10 cents per litre of fuel sold at the gas bars in Estevan, Carlyle, and Oxbow, with coffee sales of any size also bringing in $1 each.

Southern Plains Co-op Marketing & Community Relations Manager Brooke Spagrud says the day was well-attended.

"The locations were very busy, we even had some furry friends come and join us at some locations. People really do like to come out for Fuel Good Day because they know that the funds are going to stay locally and it's just a good way to come out and support some organizations in a different way."

For final numbers, the Estevan location raised $3,058.50 which is going towards the Estevan Rangers and Girl Guides.

The Oxbow gas bar brought in $1,067.10 coming in for the Expressway Family Centre.

Carlyle's co-op raised $2,329.70 which will be accepted by the Carlyle Cubs Learning Centre.

That means altogether, co-ops among the southern plains managed to raise $6,455.30.

It just barely beat out last year's total, which brought in $6,430.06.

Spagrud says that she and everyone who works at the co-ops are excited for next year's event.

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