Author Archives: Wawa Community Food Bank

Wawa Community Food Bank – Holiday Gratitude

The Wawa Community Food Bank has continued to receive more amazing donations and we wish to thank the many individuals, organizations, and businesses for their support during these past few months. We wish to thank Unifor Local 1359 for their incredibly generous $4,000 cheque raised by their workers locally at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, in Sault Ste. Marie, and ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Cancels “Feed the Need 2020”

Due to the ongoing C OVID 19 pandemic w e have made the difficult decision to cancel Feed the Need for 2020. We would have loved to continue the tradition of the event being held in November but in the interest of safety, we felt it was best to cancel. The safety of our sponsors, attendees and volunteers comes first. ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – Fall Thanks

The Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to publicly thank The Bargain Shop for their campaign on our behalf this year, the result being a truck load of food delivered on October 13th.  The amount was almost twice as much as last year and very much appreciated. Then on November 2nd, the Northern Lights “We Scare Hunger Campaign” spearheaded by Danette Mathias ...

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WCFB Thanks Wesdome for their Help

On behalf of the Wawa Community Food Bank, as well the individuals and families that access our services, we would like to extend our sincerest thanks and gratitude to Wesdome Gold Mines – Eagle River Complex for their contribution totaling $16,976.05. Their financial contribution and opportunity to utilize Wesdome’s Sysco account allowed us to provide a larger variety of grocery ...

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Augmentation significative du nombre de tests en laboratoire en Ontario

L’Ontario a considérablement renforcé sa capacité de dépistage de la COVID-19 et de recherche des contacts, ce qui a permis aux experts de la santé de mieux repérer les cas de COVID-19 et d’appuyer les efforts visant à arrêter la propagation du virus au sein de la collectivité, dans les foyers de soins de longue durée et d’autres milieux collectifs. ...

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Ontario Significantly Increases Daily Lab Testing

Ontario has significantly increased testing and contact tracing capacity, allowing health experts to identify cases of COVID-19 and support efforts to stop the spread of the virus in the community, long-term care homes, and other congregate settings. In partnership with Ontario Health, Public Health Ontario, local public health units, and hospital and community laboratories, the Ontario government has developed an ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church

Alleluia!  Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen Indeed!  Alleluia    Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for April 26, 2020 – Third  Sunday of Easter.    Acts 2: 14a, 36 – 21   Three thousand new followers of the Way Psalm 116                    How can ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – Spring Update

The Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to thank the many individuals, organizations, and businesses in our remarkably generous little town that has made donations during these past few months. We have received financial donations, food items, and pet food. Our heartfelt gratitude and thanks are extended to the following corporation’s for their generous donations: Alamos Gold Mine (Island Gold Division) ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – UPDATE March 23

We will be open during our usual hours: Wed Mar 25th from 2-4 pm. Clients will be directed to enter one at a time, wash their hands, and keep a 2 meter distance from each other and our volunteers while waiting in line and inside the food bank. Clients will be able to leave their contact info with a Wawa ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – March 2019

Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to acknowledge the support of many people over the January to March interval.  We have received financial donations and items as varied as eggs, milk, fruit and vegetables, pet food, knitted winter wear, socks and crocheted crib blankets. Thank you so much to Nancy Donald, Linda Farrington, Lorne Leclair, Lila Peterson, Lorraine Pihelgas, Melanie Pilon, ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – End of 2018 Community Thank You

Wawa Community Food Bank is indebted to many individuals, organisations and businesses in our remarkably generous town. Thank you for the donations we have been receiving from mid- November through to the end of December, 2018. All monetary contributions of any size are appreciated and each personal or non- perishable food item is valued. Feed The Need, our annual major ...

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News from the Wawa Community Food Bank – November News

Community members have been very supportive of Wawa Community Food Bank through this month of November. Naturally Superior Adventures concluded their annual Clean Out The Freezer dinner and graciously accepted donations for our local food bank.  In addition to a very generous monetary contribution, we also received many boxes of canned goods collected from dinners and musical entertainment over the ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – October

Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to thank the many individuals, businesses or groups who have supported our efforts to supplement food essentials for people in need through this fall. Our community members find many ways to be of assistance through the donation of Valu Mart gift cards, gently used clothing or footwear, pet food, financial contributions and, of course, non- ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – Summer Update

The volunteers of Wawa Community Food Bank wish to thank the many individuals, organisations and businesses who have made donations over the summer months. Individuals have given an eclectic variety of items. We have gratefully received clothing, cash donations, egg cartons, toothbrushes, assorted food and hygiene items and beautiful vegetables from local gardeners. Our appreciation goes to Susan Alajoki, Fern ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – Your support is appreciated as need increases

Jun 11, 2018 @ 11:10 Although warmer weather has arrived and life should be easier for everyone after our long winter, Wawa Community Food Bank has experienced a disturbing increase in client need over the spring and early summer. As many as 76 individuals have been served in one week and the number of households requiring assistance, many of which ...

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