Tag: Food Bank

KW Oktoberfest Donates Meals To Food Bank Of Waterloo Region – GNSOTD Fri, Nov. 20th 2020

It’s been well documented the food bank donations are down while food bank use is up this year, it’s a common problem that has been exacerbated by the pandemic. But the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest has announced that it had a successful

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Students Stop Food Waste; Send It To Food Banks – GNSOTD Tue, May 12th 2020

A group of students, which was started by two from Brown University in Rhode Island, but includes grads from the University of Southern California, Dartmouth College, Stanford University, the Harvard School of Business, and Cornell University, along with a network

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Burlington Food Bank Gets Needed Boost – GNSOTD Tue, Apr 21st 2020

Early last week the Burlington Food Bank put out an urgent call for donations. Some residents on the south end of town decided they were going to take it up. That is how there ended up being a COVID-19 food

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Disney To Donate Excess Food During Closure

With the COVID-19 Coronavirus raging across the world, Disney has made the decision to close its doors. For the first time in the history of the company all the parks, resorts, and stores will be closed. This is only the

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Food Banks Need And Receive Support – GNSOTD Monday Dec 3

After the news came out this morning that Ontario food banks served over half a million Ontarians, including a 10% increase in seniors, last year it seemed an important time to talk about how they need and receive our support.

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Good News Story Of The Day Friday Nov 16

An Indigenous foods garden in Cambridge, Ont. is broadening its field and yield by joining the Cambridge Self Help Food Bank’s community food garden.   Andrew Judge, co-ordinator of Indigenous studies at Conestoga College, has been building the garden at the Rare

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Food Drives For Thanksgiving

During this time leading up to Thanksgiving there are food drives being run by many food banks as the holiday season begins, starting with Thanksgiving and running up to Christmas there will be more families in greater need as they

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