Thank you for your support throughout 2022. Our thrift store and main office will be closing at 1pm on December 23, reopening the morning of January 3. The last food bank and soup kitchen of the year will be on December 21. They will reopen on January 4.
Every year, a team of volunteers from Emmaus Anglican Church puts an enormous amount of time and energy into preparing and delivering Christmas gifts to many of our clients. You can help with that work by making a donation toward the purchase of the gifts. Donate online today at: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/66435
Our store has reopened with regular hours, Monday to Friday 11am to 3pm. Thank you for your understanding the last couple of days!
Due to unforeseen circumstances, our thrift store will be closed for a few days. Please watch our Facebook page as we will update the store’s status there. Thank you for your understanding!
Please note that because we need to use the hall for our Big Blue Food Drive, the food bank and soup kitchen are both closed on Sat. Oct. 1. They will reopen as usual on Wed. Oct. 5. Lunches for Learning clients may pick up their packages as scheduled on Oct. 1, but must be Read More
UPDATE: The Lunches for Learning program is now full. You can still register on the form to be added to the waitlist. If you are a family with children in school, you may be eligible to register for our Lunches for Learning program. Learn more and sign up at www.vincentplacessm.ca/register-for-lunches-for-learning.
We’re getting ready for the third year of our Lunches for Learning program, which means we’re prepping our list of volunteers. If you can spare an hour or two a week to help provide school lunch food packages to families in need, visit vincentplacessm.ca/volunteer-with-lunches-for-learning to learn more about how you can help and to sign Read More
Although provincial mandates will be lifted effective March 21, please note that we will still require all those entering our food bank and our thrift store to be wearing masks. This is to ensure the health and wellbeing of all clients, customers, volunteers, and staff. As before, we will offer masks to those who do Read More
In February, our food bank helped 195 families. This is broken down as: 1️⃣ 124 one-person households2️⃣ 42 two-person households3️⃣ 22 three-person households4️⃣ 5 four-person households6️⃣ 2 six-person households. This works out to an estimated $8,853.25 worth of food, bringing our YTD total to $23,098.25. Thank you to all the donors and volunteers who made Read More
In January 2022, our food bank helped 292 families – a total of 504 people, 115 of whom were children. That breaks down as: 177 single-person households56 two-person households26 three-person households19 four-person households8 five-person households6 six-person households Based on the costs of each package (if you missed our post breaking it down, check it out here), Read More