Posts Tagged ‘inn of the good shepherd’

Hunger IS Despicable—and Esso CANstruction team earns top People’s Choice

The "Hunger is Despicable" display earned the Esso team top marks in this year's CANstruction competion and display.

The People’s Choice award in the 2014 CANstruction event at Lambton Mall, judged on the basis of donations, has been announced. And the winner is—Esso’s “Hunger is Despicable,” which raised $5,484.09 for the Inn of the Good Shepherd and its food bank. Second place went to NOVA’s “Race to Erase Hunger.” Third place went to [...]

Another ‘kick at the can’ as media teams compete in CANstruction sidebar

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There were, as they say, only winners. Thursday’s noon-hour “media challenge” at Lambton Mall, site of the third annual CANstruction exhibition in support of the Inn of the Good Shepherd, put teams from the daily newspaper, radio stations and together, with cash prizes from Lambton Mall being donated to the food bank. While publisher/editor [...]

CANstruction fundraiser is right around the corner

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It’s getting close but the planning for the third annual CANstruction event at Lambton Mall (in support of the Inn of the Good Shepherd) is well underway, say organizers. Running from Saturday, March 1 (build day) through Monday, March 17, the event will feature the creations of some 16 teams representing design, architecture and engineering [...]

Taking a Bite out of Hunger aims to raise funds for Inn of the Good Shepherd


“ TAKE A BITE OUT OF HUNGER” , the 2nd annual fundraiser for The Inn of the Good Shepherd, presented by Subway Restaurants of Sarnia Lambton, will take place on Thursday November 28th .   All nine Subway locations, from 11 am – 7pm, will be raising funds for the ongoing services and programs of The [...]

Steeves & Rozema says it will match employee donations to Inn of the Good Shepherd

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By DERON HAMEL In an effort to once again live its mission of “creating communities that are good for life,” the Steeves & Rozema Group is offering team members at head office and at all Sarnia property sites the opportunity to voluntarily donate to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. Steeves & Rozema is committed [...]

Mobile Market, now in third year, expands food bank’s fresh food effort

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The Inn of the Good Shepherd’s summer Mobile Market has hit the roads of Sarnia and Lambton County. The Mobile Market brings fresh produce to those struggling to make ends meet.  Users of the Mobile Market are asked to bring a food bank client card, social assistance income statement, Old Age Supplement income statement or [...]

Bob Bailey applauds Ontario Association of Food Banks’ new pork program initiative

Bob Bailey applauds Ontario Association of Food Banks' new pork program initiative.

A new pilot project was announced last week during a press conference at The Inn of the Good Shepherd that will see Ontario Pork partner up with Ontario Association of Food Banks for what’s been coined the Ontario Pork Program. In partnership with Ontario Pork, the Ontario Association of Food Banks announced that the new program [...]

Bailey trying again to see his food bank credit bill through Ontario legislature


Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey is hoping this time, the introduction of his private member’s bill designed to make it easier for farmers to donate their surplus crops to local food banks will make it into law. Bailey introduced the bill—”Fighting Hunger with Local Food Act”—on Wednesday. This Friday, Bailey and his staff plan to highlight [...]

St. Chris students once again stepping up to help hungry in area

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  Students from St. Christopher's High School will once again be canvassing for the Inn of the Good Shepherd Food Bank this Saturday. The annual Cyclone Aid Food Drive, the 12th, will include more than 300 volunteers. And they'll be starting early—for a Saturday at least—plying the streets of Point Edward, homes north of the [...]

CANstruction effort at Lambton Mall brings in about a month’s worth of food for Inn of the Good Shepherd

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The cans and boxes have come down and weighed: some 40,000 pounds of non-perishable foodstuffs that were donated as part of the second annual CANstruction event at Lambton Mall. But the smiles on the faces of organizers, including the recipient Inn of the Good Shepherd, may be even bigger. Adelle Richards, operations manager at the [...]