Posts Tagged ‘food bank’

  • Support for Outreach for Hunger

    Oct 4, 18 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Mike Lenover from Lenovers Meats and Seafood Ltd., left, recently had a charity barbecue to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the family-owned business. With participation of Maple City Bakery for the buns, and Gypsy King with the corn, the two-day event...

  • Poor Boy lunch helps Outreach for Hunger

    Oct 31, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Poor Boy Luncheon volunteer Dan Foster doles out a ladle full of wieners and beans to Brenda LeClair, executive director of Outreach for Hunger, the prime recipient of the proceeds of the 42nd annual event. It took place Oct. 27 at the Spirit and Life Centre...

  • Stuff-a-Bus

    Feb 1, 17 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Rural United Pastoral Charge recently held Stuff-a-Bus for Outreach for Hunger. Four Chatham-Kent churches – St. John’s, St. Paul’s, Turin and Zion United – took part in the event. It involved seeking donations outside of No Frills and Sobeys...

  • 4-H donates to food bank

    Oct 5, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Members of the 2016 Chatham-Kent 4-H Gardening Club “learned to do by doing” by growing and maintaining a 4-H garden. They recently harvested the produce and donated the vegetables to Chatham Outreach for Hunger. Several members of the club shown with...

  • Enough food to fill an ambulance

    May 24, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    From left, paramedics Beth Durocher and Belinda Keith, along with the help of Macey Durocher, 5, loaded up an ambulance full of food on Victoria Day. In less than 48 hours, local paramedics donated non-perishable food items and $800 in cash – which Keith...

  • Outreach BBQ feeds community and brings awareness to hunger plight

    May 4, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

      Chatham Outreach for Hunger joins food banks across Canada this month in bringing the issue of hunger to the forefront. During the month of May, Food Banks Canada is encouraging every food bank to participate and put on the Every Plate Full event,...

  • Food 4 fundraiser

    Aug 4, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Mary Button enjoys a hot dog Friday at Food 4 Less’ charity barbecue. The store is donating proceeds from the barbecue to the Salvation Army, and asked patrons to donate non-perishable food items. Scott O’Brien, manager for Food 4 Less in Chatham, was...

  • Vegetable patch earmarked for food banks

    May 20, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life, Local News2 Comments

    Jared Foster uses a roto tiller to turn over soil for a vegetable garden near Chatham. Use of the land has been donated so that the produce can be made available for local food banks across Chatham-Kent.   The many users of Chatham Kent food banks will...

  • Wild, Wild Fest

    Apr 20, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News2 Comments

    Saturday’s Wild, Wild West version of this year’s Festival of Giving turned into a gold rush for local charities, raising in excess of $270,000. Art Stirling, executive director of the Foundation of the Chatham-Kent Children’s Treatment Centre, the host...

  • Outreach gets $15K boost

    Jan 29, 15 • 6 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

      The giving came from all angles Thursday, as a college, a casino and an all-star band donated a combined $15,000 to Chatham’s Outreach for Hunger. Musician Jeff Burrows, a member of The S’Aint’s, said the funds come from the Sleighing Hunger...