Iqaluit woman amasses food donations through TikTok account – Nunatsiaq News

Oct 6, 2021

Kyra Flaherty says followers were inspired to donate after she highlighted the high cost of food in Nunavut

Kyra Flaherty has harnessed the power of TikTok to show her nearly 25,000 followers how much food costs in Nunavut.

And her followers are listening. Managing her online platform now comes with the task of distributing the hundreds of boxes of food, toiletries and other items her followers have sent to her Iqaluit mailbox in an effort to help.

“During the summer it was on average 40 to 50 boxes per week,” said the nursing student and mother of three. “It’s amazing, I really wasn’t expecting it.”

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