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
Please note that our offices and thrift store will be closed Monday, September 4 for Labour Day. The food bank and soup kitchen’s hours on Saturday will not be affected. We will return to our regular hours Tuesday, September 5. We wish everyone an enjoyable long weekend and a safe return to school!
It’s that time of year – the Big Blue Food Drive is coming up quickly! We’re starting the search for volunteers and want to hear from you. The Big Blue relies on over 100 volunteers to run smoothly. We’ve got several tasks we need help with, including collecting the donations from curbs, sorting and packing Read More
We are happy to be offering a free children’s art workshop, providing a fun opportunity for kids who may otherwise be unable to take part in extracurricular activities. Register here for the Art Journaling workshop on Thursday, September 14 at 6:30PM. In this free workshop, kids will learn how to create a visual diary, creating art Read More
Starting in the 2023/2024 school year, registration for the Lunches for Learning program will be completed through your child’s school. Teachers and principals will provide families in need with the program application form. Once completed and returned to the schools, we will collect the applications and contact the families. If you complete an application, be sure Read More
We’ve had several inquiries this week about Lunches for Learning, so we wanted to ensure everyone knows that registration is not yet open. We will have more information about the program in the next week or two, including a new registration process, so keep an eye out. In the meantime, we hope everyone is having Read More
This is a friendly reminder to all customers that backpacks and large bags must be left at the counter while shopping in our thrift store. We have limited rooms, small aisles, and many breakable items, and backpacks take up a lot of space and may knock items off shelves. Thank you for your understanding.
For the month of August, our drive-thru food drives will run from 10AM to 4:30PM. Remember that when you drop off your donation on these days, you won’t even have to get out of your vehicle! Just pull up to our front doors and let our volunteers do the rest! Not sure what to donate? Read More
Our thrift store is currently overwhelmed with donations. Due to limited space and volunteers, we cannot guarantee that we’ll be able to accept all donations, so we ask that you call the store at 705-541-9478 before coming with your donation to prevent potentially wasting a trip. Thank you for your understanding!
To ensure we can continue to meet the needs of the community, St. Vincent Place will be holding weekly drive-thru food drives throughout the months of July and August. Every Tuesday starting July 11, from 10am to 6pm, just pull up to our main doors at 222 Albert St. E. and we’ll come to collect your donation. Read More