We were happy to have Global Winnipeg talk to our CEO, Keren Taylor-Hughes, and Breakfast Club of Canada Program Coordinator Maxine Lam about the value that our new Breakfast2Go program can bring to children in our community.
A question we get asked a lot by community members bringing in food donations is, “is it OK that some of this is passed its expiry date?” And the simple answer is yes! Winnipeg Harvest closely follows Health Canada guidelines for how long food is safe to eat. In the case of most food, especially… Keep Reading
Empty Bowls Soup-er Lunch
Winnipeg Harvest took over the rink floor of Bell MTS Place on November 5 for the Empty Bowls Soup-er Lunch! Thanks to everyone who came out and enjoyed the amazing food and entered to win some of the one-of-a-kind celebrity bowl prizes packages!
Happy Halloween From Winnipeg Harvest
The CREW and volunteers at Winnipeg Harvest celebrated Halloween this year with an afternoon of costumes and bingo! Some truly spooky costumes walked in the door, we ain’t afraid of no ghosts at Winnipeg Harvest—Happy Halloween!
Mayoral Forum on Hunger and Poverty
On October 17, Winnipeg Harvest partnered with Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba Office, West Central Women’s Resource Centre, Make Poverty History Manitoba and the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg to host an all-candidates forum focused on the issues of hunger and poverty in Winnipeg. This was my first time being part of an event like this and I was… Keep Reading
Make Poverty History Rally
On October 11, Winnipeg Harvest staff and volunteers marched alongside hundreds of Winnipeggers to call upon the city to End Poverty! Winnipeg Harvest has been a long-time member of Make Poverty History Manitoba’s coalition and has been a representative on the steering committee for many years. Our partnership allows us to work together with the community… Keep Reading
Oct 15 – Lose Yourself In The Service Of Others
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others” — Gandhi. On Tuesday, October 9, Winnipeg Harvest held our Empty Bowl Celebrity Auction. The strong show of support for our organization was deeply appreciated. We had many returning guests as well as a number of new faces, including mine. Everyone who… Keep Reading
2018 Empty Bowl Celebrity Auction
On October 9, the 13th annual Empty Bowl Celebrity Auction came and went as a huge success! Incredible prizes and unique celebrity-signed bowls were auctioned off in support of Winnipeg Harvest. We want to extend a huge thank-you to everyone who attended and supported the event and we hope to see you there next year!
Share Your Thanks
The week around Thanksgiving is one of the busiest times of year for us at Winnipeg Harvest as many people use it as an opportunity to show their thankfulness by giving back to their community through volunteering. We’ve had a whole lot of wonderful people come in this week, and here are a few of the… Keep Reading
Share Your Thanks Media Shopping Challenge
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
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
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