Posts Tagged ‘inn of the good shepherd’

Inn of the Good Shepherd and McDonald’s partnering for ‘Loonies for Lunches’ program

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McDonald’s Restaurants in Sarnia are teaming up with the Inn of the Good Shepherd and Blackburn Radio in an effort to raise funds for the “Loonies for Lunches” back-to-school food drive, the ninth year for the campaign. Funds raised will be donated to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. As much as $6,000 in a [...]

It’s back to school time and helping hands are busy at the Inn of the Good Shepherd

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Several employees of Staples and Suncor were on hand at the Inn of the Good Shepherd Tuesday morning to help put the finishing touches on several hundred backpacks being picked up in time for a return to school. The occasion is the wrap up of the Inn’s eighth annual “Back to School” backpack program, which [...]

Bluewater Power employees ‘Pay it Forward’ for the Inn of the Good Shepherd

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A “Pay it Forward” initiative by employees of Bluewater Power resulted in more than 2,500 items–food, back-to-school supplies and personal hygiene products–delivered to the Inn of the Good Shepherd recently. The Inn of the Good Shepherd receives community donations year round but the volume during the summer months falls off, says Adelle Richards, operations manager. [...]

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 LambtonShield.com 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

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“ 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 [...]