Guelph Community Food Drive

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No one in our neighbourhoods should be food insecure! 

May 29th – June 14th, 2015

The Guelph Community Food Drive aims to support smaller charitable food providers in our community, such as neighbourhood pantries and food shelves in faith-based organizations. This year 15 organizations have come together with volunteers to collect 20,000 lbs. of food.

Items in high demand:

  • peanut butter
  • canned pasta
  • soups & stews
  • canned tuna & meat
  • macaroni & dry pasta
  • cereal/pancake mix & syrup

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1. Make a financial donation: 

2. Community-wide drop off locations:

  • North End Harvest Market (Waverley Drive Public School, portable #6), Wednesday & Sunday’s only
  • Guelph Public Libraries:

– Bullfrog Mall (380 Eramosa Road): Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm, Fri & Sat 9am-5pm
– East Side (1 Starwood Drive): Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm, Fri & Sat 9am-5pm
– Main (100 Norfolk Street): Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm, Fri & Sat 9am-5pm
– Scottsdale (650 Scottsdale Drive): Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm, Fri & Sat 9am-5pm
– Westminister (100-31 Farley Drive): Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm, Fri & Sat 9am-5pm   – West End (21 Imperial Rd S): Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm, Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm

3. Make a direct donation to a community group

  • Find a list of participating organizations, the area they cover, and how to donate HERE

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To learn more about food security and sustainable solutions, visit:

www.gwpoverty.ca

http://nutritionalsciences.lamp.utoronto.ca/

www.theseedguelph.ca 

We need adequate incomes to increase purchasing power.

Guaranteed Annual Income

A Living Wage

Affordable Housing

The full food drive flyer can be found here: Food Drive Flyer

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