Don't Go Hungry: A Food Support Program - Saturday distribution
We acknowledge the land on which we work and serve and give thanks to the Coast Salish people, in particular the QayQayt
First Nation and hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking people, for their stewardship of these lands over the milennia.
We appreciate their willingness to share their wisdom with how to live in harmony with the land and it's inhabitants.
Keep up to date on all of the exciting developments at the program.
BurnabyNow: South Burnaby residents getting fed thanks to food hub
December 22, 2020
"The Don't Go Hungry Program got a nice boost to help feed hungry people in South Burnaby.
Omicron and the Kings Crossing Buy-Low Foods presented a cheque for $3,600 to the DGHP, which is a food bank operating out of Gordon Presbyterian Church in Burnaby (corner of Edmonds and Humphries Street)."
New Westminster Record: Here are some of the New Westminster groups that need your support this holiday season - and beyond
December 4, 2020
"What it does: The Don’t Go Hungry Food Program, launched earlier this year, is a food hamper program that distributes dry goods and perishable food on Saturdays at three sites in New Westminster and one site in South Burnaby. The sites, including Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church in Queensborough, Knox Presbyterian Church in Sapperton and St. Aidan’s Presbyterian Church in the West End are now feeding between 500 and 600 people every week."
Align Construction - Building Compassion
July 23, 2020
What a difference a construction company can make in feeding the hungry! Align Construction has partnered with the Don't Go Hungry Food Program, providing renovations to our storage facility by installing Shelving (thanks Sobeys!), flooring, electrical, plumbing, drywall, counters and sinks, fridge and freezer so we can help store the many donations provided for community support in a clean and finished space. They have secured the site by replacing rotting posts. They have also contributed a huge amount of baby formula, diapers, vitamins and baby wipes. Their compassion and community support is overwhelming!
New Westminster Record: New food hub launched in New West on Saturdays
May 22, 2020
"A new program is hoping to provide food for those who are struggling and to tackle stereotypes about folks who may need a helping hand. The Don’t Go Hungry food program is now taking place on Saturdays at St. Aidan’s Presbyterian Church."
From Idea to Reality: The Evolution of Don't Go Hungry: A Food Support Program
July 23, 2020
United Way (Lower Mainland) supports Don't Go Hungry. Thanks to the generous support of the United Way, Don't Go Hungry is able to expand our reach and sustainability into 2021. Food hampers include dry goods, meat, dairy, eggs, breads, and fresh fruits and vegetables. We want to get the word out to those who may wonder how they will pay for groceries this week. With the pandemic, the
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