April 2017 Update

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King Township Food Bank is open Saturday, April 15th

Even though it is Easter weekend, volunteers have been working to ensure that people in King Township get their monthly offering from the Food Bank. With Good Friday closures, accessing some items has to be rescheduled, but all will be ready at 9 a.m. when the doors open at King’s three Distribution Centres

If you need assistance and did not attend last month’s distribution, it is important to register, so that food can be shipped to the proper location for you. ktfoodbank@gmail.com or 905-806-1125 will reach the central office to register.

Special thanks are offered at this time to the CWL Nobleton, for their cheque, and to the St. Vincent de Paul for their generous donation of food cards. Both will be put to good use!

In addition, the Food Bank appreciates all the donations of Kraft Dinner from volunteers who purchased cases and cases on the recent deep discount sale.

King Township Food Bank is a registered charity comprising about 30 volunteers whose efforts collect and distribute a week of non perishable food monthly, along with produce, breads and pet food. As well, they must raise over $80,000 to cover food and food card costs. Only about 5% of the annual budget is needed for the operation of the organization.

In addition to funds raised, donations of food are important to the Food Bank. Thanks are offered to Hillside Gardens (vegetables), Engel & Volkers (breads) an anonymous Marsh farmer (English cucumbers) and Dorio’s Bakery (Italian breads) along with Schomberg Tim Hortons (baked goods, sweet and savoury) for their monthly generosity to the project.

King Township Food Bank is happy to announce that Joanne Henry, of King City, will be the event coordinator for this year’s Sip & Savour on October 26th. The Food Bank relies on this fabulous party at Nobleton Lakes to raise $40,000 for the annual budget. With her vast background in event management, the Food Bank is most fortunate to have Joanne join the Team.

Special thanks are also offered to Charlie Wilson, of Bruce Wilson Landscaping. His efforts in securing annual sponsorships result in thousands of dollars coming in every year. And that’s in addition to the Diamond Sponsorship that Charlie’s company offers every year.

Truly the Food Bank operates through the generosity of the community of King…and beyond!