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What items make the best Food Bank donations?

TORONTO – More Canadians are using food banks, but what’s available to eat doesn’t always meet the need.

Yet hunger doesn’t take a holiday.

“People do often think about supporting their local food bank or making extra donations of food or money or volunteering around Thanksgiving, the Christmas and holiday periods, and they’re not often thinking about that all year-round,” says Katharine Schmidt, executive director of Food Banks Canada. 427 more words


Snippets from the Week

Any names presented have been changed.

A Morning in Line

This particular food distribution location is my favorite one. I intend to write a post in the future about the full extent of why, but one of the reasons is that folks there are pleasantly social. 1,035 more words


No WiFi at the Food Bank

The door opens and we begin to shuffle forward. We are packed close together like prisoners in a black and white chain gang movie. The concrete sidewalk has been reflecting the July heat up at us even when we try to stand in the strip of shade against the building. 681 more words


Volunteer Opportunities

Here are some upcoming mission opportunities you can help with:

Operation Canteen – The Mission Committee has begun a project called Operation Canteen which will support U. 669 more words

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In the Event of a Work Stoppage: Food Banks

Here is a link to all of the Greater Washington County Food Banks.  This is by no means an exhaustive list. If you know of any, please let us know so it can be added.

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A Shout-Out for the Girl Scouts

They are in front of every store this weekend, but good cookies are just a tip of the iceberg.

In January I got to read Maddi’s Fridge to a local Brownie and Daisy troop. 409 more words

My week at the Food Bank

This week my rotation was at the Statesboro Food Bank. I volunteered here many years before but it’s been a while.

One of our tasks was to come up with some handouts to be put into the bags that families receive. 291 more words

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