Lending A Helping Hand
Thank you so much!
On behalf of our clients who are struggling to feed their families, the Centre Wellington Food Bank extends a heartfelt thank you to everyone who lent a helping hand in 2014 by volunteering time, donating items and gifts and making financial contributions. The caring individuals, families, businesses, food stores, groups, clubs, sports teams, churches and schools are too numerous to list. Hundred...
Most Needed Food for Winter 2015
The holidays have come and gone, but the fight against hunger continues. We hope you will remember your neighbours who are struggling to provide for their families when you pass the Food Bank collection boxes at Zehrs, FreshCo and L&M. Canned meat, canned fruit, canned juice, canned pasta, feminine hygiene products, dish and laundry soap, shampoo and peanut butter are the most needed Food Bank...
Christmas Hamper Programs Brought Comfort & Joy
Mid-December was a whirl of activity and a lot of families were made happier with a little comfort and joy provided by the good people of Centre Wellington who made the Christmas Hamper and Christmas Angel Programs such a success. Christmas Hampers were distributed to almost 200 families, comprising some 450 family members – more than 200 of whom were children whose holidays were brightened by g...
Mark Your Calendars
Start planning soon for the 2015 Food Cycle Ride on Sunday, May 24th – the weekend after Victoria Day. This mass-participation event for fun, fitness and fundraising offers the option of trail or road routes of different lengths for individuals, families and teams. Over its first four years, the Ride has raised over $37,000 to benefit the CW Food Bank. For registration forms, donation/pledge opt...

Thank you so much!

Posted By: Lorraine on January 15, 2015 in Community, Events, Uncategorized - Comments: Comments Off

Food Bank Logo_HorizontalOn behalf of our clients who are struggling to feed their families, the Centre Wellington Food Bank extends a heartfelt thank you to everyone who lent a helping hand in 2014 by volunteering time, donating items and gifts and making financial contributions. The caring individuals, families, businesses, food stores, groups, clubs, sports teams, churches and schools are too numerous to list. Hundreds were involved with the fundraisers, food drives and the Christmas hamper and Christmas angel programs – as well as our day-to-day operation. We are grateful to be part of such a kind and supportive community. In 2014, the Food Bank assisted over 700 individuals, some regularly through the year and others on an interim or less frequent basis.

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Most Needed Food for Winter 2015

Posted By: Lorraine on in Community, Events, Uncategorized - Comments: Comments Off

The holidays have come and gone, but the fight against hunger continues. We hope you will remember your neighbours who are struggling to provide for their families when you pass the Food Bank collection boxes at Zehrs, FreshCo and L&M. Canned meat, canned fruit, canned juice, canned pasta, feminine hygiene products, dish and laundry soap, shampoo and peanut butter are the most needed Food Bank items right now. The Food Bank could not possibly manage without the help of this generous and caring community.

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Christmas Hamper Programs Brought Comfort & Joy

Posted By: Lorraine on in Community, Events, Uncategorized - Comments: Comments Off

Mid-December was a whirl of activity and a lot of families were made happier with a little comfort and joy provided by the good people of Centre Wellington who made the Christmas Hamper and Christmas Angel Programs such a success. Christmas Hampers were distributed to almost 200 families, comprising some 450 family members – more than 200 of whom were children whose holidays were brightened by gifts and food for the festivities.

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Mark Your Calendars

Posted By: Lorraine on in Community, Events, Uncategorized - Comments: Comments Off

Start planning soon for the 2015 Food Cycle Ride on Sunday, May 24th – the weekend after Victoria Day. This mass-participation event for fun, fitness and fundraising offers the option of trail or road routes of different lengths for individuals, families and teams. Over its first four years, the Ride has raised over $37,000 to benefit the CW Food Bank. For registration forms, donation/pledge options, volunteer sign-up and more, visit www.foodcycleride.ca or call 519.835.4360.

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