Share Your Thanks Media Shopping Challenge

20/09/2018

Congrats to AJ Leite and Pamela Roz from Hot100.5 FM for their victory today at the Share Your Thanks Media Shopping Challenge! The Golden Shopping Cart is yours to keep this year.   We want to thank everyone for helping us get the word out for Winnipeg Harvest’s biggest food drive of the year, Share… Keep Reading

Winnipeg Airports Authority Harvest Garden

19/09/2018

For the last 21 years, the Winnipeg Airports Authority has kept and grown a garden as part of our Grow-A-Row initiative. To date, the fantastic team of staff and volunteers from different departments of the airport have worked together to donate more than 61,000 pounds of fresh-grown produce to help fight hunger and feed hope… Keep Reading

Hunger Action Month

12/09/2018

This month, Winnipeg Harvest is joining with the Ontario Association of Food Banks in making September Hunger Action Month! Hunger often requires people to make incredibly difficult choices without clear answers to what each could bring. You might be wondering, “What can I do to help those people?” The answer lies in any of four… Keep Reading

National Poverty Reduction Strategy

27/08/2018

This week the federal government released the first-ever national poverty reduction strategy, titled Opportunity for All. The goal—to reduce poverty through investments in national initiatives including the Canada Child Tax Benefit, National Housing Strategy, the Guaranteed Income Supplement and other programs Nearly 64,000 people rely on a food bank each month in Manitoba and more… Keep Reading

A 286-Pound Birthday Gift

22/08/2018

For the third year in a row, 10-year-old Yan C. asked everyone attending her birthday party to bring food donations for Winnipeg Harvest instead of gifts for her. With the help of her friends and family, Yan collected 286 pounds of food and was excited to bring it all to our warehouse this week. “I… Keep Reading

An Opportunity For Everyone

15/08/2018

Every day, around 200 people walk through the doors at Winnipeg Harvest to volunteer their time to help us fight hunger in Manitoba. These volunteers fill a wide array of roles around the building; sorting and packing food, driving trucks for pickups and deliveries and working at reception just to name a few. The work… Keep Reading

Unexpected Teamwork

08/08/2018

Winnipeg Harvest is a community. Everyone involved with our mission is part of a team that works together to help share food with hungry people. And we are constantly encountering opportunities to grow that sense of community in the world outside our doors. One of our volunteer drivers, Stan, was out on a delivery call… Keep Reading

Lee Newton Memorial Golf Tournament

02/08/2018

On June 27, The Winnipeg Harvest Lee Newton Memorial Golf Tournament swung off the tees. Thanks again to all our golfers and sponsors for making the day a great success!

Fast & Furious Feast 2018

02/08/2018

The 5th Annual Fast & Furious Feast was a great night and a huge success! Thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy the feast and to all the sponsors who made it all possible. Thanks to our vendors who donated every ounce of food eaten for this evening and all of your support, we… Keep Reading

United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review

19/07/2018

Written by: Meaghan Erbus, Community Engagement Manager On July 18, Indigenous groups and civil society organizations were invited to provide feedback to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council regarding their recommendations for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The UPR is a process in which UN member states review human rights records and provide an… Keep Reading

Thank You Mantioba

11/05/2018

  Thank You, Manitoba for Your Incredible Response to Support Winnipeg Harvest As we prepare to celebrate Manitoba’s 148th birthday on Saturday, May 12, Winnipeg Harvest is sharing thanks with all Manitobans who rallied together to refill their critically low levels of pasta, proteins and canned soups and vegetables. To date, 4,975 pounds of food… Keep Reading

May 3 – Empty Shelves

03/05/2018

Empty Shelves  This week has presented a different kind of busyness than I normally deal with in a week. The staff and volunteers of Winnipeg Harvest and I have been busy after we announced a critical food shortage this week. As it goes in the world of not-for-profits, we see a huge increase in donations… Keep Reading