Hunger Count 2013: 50% Needing Help from Foodbanks are Families with Children

This comprehensive report on hunger and food bank use in Canada show an in-depth report and recommendations. In March 2013, 833,098 people were helped by food banks in Canada; over a third were children. Years after the end of the recession, food bank use remains close to record levels — and is 23% higher thanContinue reading “Hunger Count 2013: 50% Needing Help from Foodbanks are Families with Children”

Connect Day is Wednesday, October 16th at John Braithwaite Community Centre

Everyone is welcome, event runs 8AM – 3PM. There will be free medical services, Thanksgiving lunch at 1:00PM, information and resources, clothing, etc. Free shuttle bus schedule posted on following link or ask your Outreach Worker.  http://bit.ly/168tjXb

Homelessness Action Week 2013 – October 13 -19

Save the Date: Homelessness Action Week is October 13 – 19th, 2013 Homelessness Action Week is a Canada wide event, and it provides an important opportunity for the North Shore Homelessness Task Force to reach out to the community and raise awareness about homelessness and support for initiatives to address it. As with any awarenessContinue reading “Homelessness Action Week 2013 – October 13 -19”