July Food Bank Stats

In July 2021, our food bank helped 237 families. That breaks down as: 164 single-person households46 two-person households13 three-person households10 four-person households2 five-person households2 six-person households Based on the costs of each package (if you missed our last post breaking it down, check it out here), that works out to: Single person households = $6,314Two-person households Read More

Thrift Store Reopening

We’re excited to announce that the St. Vincent Place Thrift Store will be reopening on Monday, June 14. Hours will return to Monday to Friday 11:00am to 3:00 pm (except holidays) All COVID protocols will continue to be followed – the number of customers in the store at any given time will be capped to Read More

May Soup Kitchen Stats

In May, our soup kitchen served 1,092 meals, of which 29 went to children. Thank you to the soup kitchen teams who served meals in May: Bethel Bible ChapelTeam Rita WagnerEmmaus Anglican ChurchMother Teresa Conference (two teams)Bethany Baptist ChurchMcDougall EnergyBarker FamilyFriends Who Care

May Food Bank Stats

In May 2021, our food bank helped 220 families for a total of 310 people. That works out to: 156 single-person households45 two-person households6 three-person households6 four-person households6 five-person households1 six-person household. Based on the costs of each package, that works out to an estimated $9,871.50 worth of food given out in our food bank Read More

April Soup Kitchen Stats

In April, our soup kitchen served 997 meals, of which 27 went to children. Thank you to the Soup Kitchen teams who served meals in April: Bethel Bible Church O’Sullivan Funeral Home Allen’s Road Knights of Columbus Team O’Brien The Dinner Party Team Ruscio Social Services

How Our Food Bank Works

Have you ever wondered how our food bank packages work? Under normal circumstances, it’s a bit different, but under our current COVID regulations, here’s what we do: We prepare all packages ahead of time, to ensure that clients can be in and out quickly rather than having to wait in the building for their package. Read More