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August 9, 2019Stories

Wendi Campbell: My First Food Drive

People have been doing things to support the less fortunate in our communities for hundreds of years – churches have hosted dinners, neighbours have delivered food baskets, poor houses were opened in the dark ages to curtail rioting in the streets, governments found short term solutions that worked for some while many more struggled.

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June 7, 2019Newsletters, Stories

The 1/2 Million Meal Challenge

As the school bell rings for the last time this June, thousands of kids in our community are heading home without the comfort of knowing where their next meal will come from. During the school year, many students have access to programs that provide breakfast, lunch and snacks. But, when summer begins, this safety net is gone.

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February 26, 2019Newsletters, Stories

Full Bellies. Happy Hearts.

Kids with empty bellies have less energy and greater difficulty concentrating at school. That affects their ability to learn which, in turn, threatens their growth, development and future well-being. No one should go hungry - especially an innocent child.

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January 26, 2019Stories

From Volunteer to Full Time

Having recently joined the team at The Food Bank as a Partnership Manager – Food & Sponsorship, her role allows her to not only work hard but feel good about the work she’s doing.

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