Many thanks to the soup kitchen teams who made this possible: Knights of Columbus 7999 Westminster & Friends McDougall Energy Mackenzie’s Souper Heroes O’Sullivan CSJ Associates Mother Teresa Conference Bethel Bible Chapel
This October, the Lunches for Learning program provided families with all they need to send 3,720 lunches to school with their kids. Thank you to all the donors and volunteers who made this possible!
In October, 87 clients received pads and/or tampons from The Period Pantry. Thank you to the many donors who have supported The Period Pantry!
In October, our food bank helped 353 families. That’s a total of 543 people, of whom 103 were children. These numbers represent a 60% increase in the number of families and 55% increase in the number of individuals compared to October 2022.
We’re in need of more soup kitchen teams to help with Wednesday dinners in 2024. Here’s how it works: Our Soup Kitchen serves dinners on Wednesdays and lunches on Saturdays. Each team signs up for either Wednesday or Saturday, and the teams will then rotate serving the meal on their designated day. (Please note that Read More
Because of our new registration process, Lunches for Learning didn’t begin until mid-September. Nevertheless, we provided food for 1,580 lunches that month. Thank you to the many donors and volunteers who have made the program possible.
Thank you to the dedicated soup kitchen teams who made this possible: Mother Teresa Conference Algoma Angels Barker Family Algoma Steel Friends Who Care Summit St. Basil’s The Dinner Party
In September, 86 clients received pads and/or tampons from The Period Pantry. Thank you to the many donors who have supported The Period Pantry!
This September, we provided 320 packages, helping 523 individuals, almost a quarter of whom were kids. Another 21% were post-secondary students. 39% of our clients in September had never accessed our food bank before. Many thanks to the donors and volunteers who made it possible for us to help so many community members in need.
Although you’re probably only just starting to think about Halloween, our volunteers are already planning for Christmas! Every year, a dedicated group of volunteers prepares Christmas gifts for our Lunches for Learning clients, but they need some help to cover the costs. You can help put a smile on local kids’ faces and joy in Read More