Help alleviate hunger in the Peel RegionKnights Table

COMPETED FOR

$100K
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Competed in
Cycle 2

Goals

  • Help alleviate Hunger in the Peel Region
  • To serve and empower vulnerable members of our community
  • To provide food and access to resources in a safe environment

Overview

To improve the lives of those experiencing poverty, hunger and homelessness, we will continue to operate our programs

  • First Bite-Daily breakfast program operates 8-10 am
  • Cecil's Kitchen-Provides nutritious meals 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • Good Neighbour-Offers baked goods, breads and sweets on-site
  • Good Neighbour Mobile-Baked goods are delivered to seniors and families in high need neighbourhoods
  • Our Pantry-Families are provided with weekly groceries
  • Family Zone-A program that focuses on building stronger relationships between children and their parents
  • Youth Dimensions-Encourages youth to become active in their community
  • Choices Retreat-Helps raise students' awareness on social justice issues
  • Holiday Hamper-Provides families with food and toys during the holidays
  • Resources-Clients have access to a wealth of information about community supports
  • Individuals Conquering Addictions Now (ICAN)-A support group for those dealing with addiction

Together we can end hunger!

How will the $100K be used?

$ 50,000 To purchase food & food supplies for soup kitchen and food bank
$ 10,000 To assist with transportation costs for Good Neighbour
$ 10,000 To provide staffing support for the expansion of the Family Zone
$ 10,000 To provide outreach, marketing and promotions to youth
$ 10,000 To purchase toys and food hampers for families during the holidays
$ 10,000 To assist w/ the start of a new support group for dealing w/ addiction

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