Holiday Food Drive

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At Source Centre, you may have noticed that we love to talk about food and gratitude. They are rather complementary. Healthy, wholesome food nourishes and sustains us. It is key to allowing our bodies, and therefore our minds and spirits, to operate to their full, amazing capacity. We are grateful everyday for the food we have to eat, as it becomes a part of our being. In these colder months and as the holidays approach, it’s easy to cultivate a sense of appreciation for a hot meal that fills and warms the body with the marvelous bounty of nature. From this place of deep gratitude follows our desire to extend and share that bounty.

It is in this spirit that we embarked on a food drive this 2011/12 holiday season in support of Second Harvest. For the past 26 years, Second Harvest has been picking up donations of excess food, which would otherwise go to waste, and delivering that food to 216 community agencies in Toronto. Second Harvest delivers food to social service agencies that serve a wide variety of people in need; children in breakfast programs, women fleeing domestic abuse, newcomers to Canada, homeless people, those struggling with addiction, seniors on fixed incomes, those facing mental illness, those affected by the recession and many others who have fallen on hard times.

During the holiday season, even as the news bombarded us incessantly with all the challenges and troubles in our world, YOU CAN and YOU DID help make a difference. The simple and wholesome act of sharing food benefits all. Your food contributions at Source Centre brought our food bin to overflowing with over 850lbs of food, enough to feed 850 people. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

With love and gratitude,
The Source Centre Team.

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