Bits and Bobs Casserole

Bits and Bob’s Casserole

15/03/2019

Winnipeg Harvest is excited to offer the Bits and Bob’s workshop; a class geared towards helping you take items from your food bank hampers to create a great meal for your family. Creating a great meal is just a couple of ingredients away. For example, choosing a grain, a protein, a vegetable and a couple… Keep Reading

I Love to Read

22/02/2019

In many parts of Canada and the United States, February means “I Love to Read Month,” an entire month dedicated to promoting a love of reading and being read to. This idea, started many years ago, has been gaining popularity among schools, libraries and organizations throughout North America. Parents, too, have adopted the idea of… Keep Reading

A Great Way to Celebrate

13/02/2019

For her birthday this year, 7-year old Sara decided to do something completely different! When Sara’s mom asked her where she would like to go, she replied immediately “I want to volunteer at Winnipeg Harvest”. Sara brought her friends and family down to Winnipeg Harvest this past week and spent the day celebrating, volunteering in… Keep Reading

Sobeys, Safeway and IGA Goes Above And Beyond To Fight Hunger

Sobeys, Safeway and IGA Goes Above And Beyond To Fight Hunger

31/01/2019

(Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jan 30th, 2019) – With the focus of providing nutritious meals to Manitoba’s families and their commitment to supporting local communities, today Sobeys Inc. presented a donation of $122,787.12 in support of Harvest raised during their ‘Joy of Giving’ campaign. Winnipeg Harvest is humbled to accept this donation on behalf of the 64,000… Keep Reading

Canada's Food Guide

Canada’s Food Guide

23/01/2019

Eat well. Live well. As a Food Distribution and Training Facility, Winnipeg Harvest strives to provide nutritious food to individuals and families across the province. After much anticipation, we are encouraged to see that the new Canada’s food guide recognizes the truly diverse demographics across our county, and reflects this with a new wide-range of… Keep Reading

Manitoba Blue Cross helps Harvest hit the streets – in style!

15/01/2019

Manitobans are going to be seeing a lot more of Winnipeg Harvest on their daily commutes this year.  This is thanks to amazing sponsors like Manitoba Blue Cross, who have recently supplied Winnipeg Harvest with the purchase of a brand new, beautifully wrapped three-ton cargo truck. The new truck is one of 3 which were… Keep Reading

Brett Anderson

10/01/2019

Winnipeg Harvest is proud to welcome Brett Anderson as our newest board member. Brett is an accountant with KPMG Canada and has been volunteering his time with Winnipeg Harvest for years. He enjoys being able to see first-hand the impact one person volunteering their time, can have on our communities. “I feel it’s very important… Keep Reading

Breakfast2Go

15/11/2018

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.

Best Before

13/11/2018

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

06/11/2018

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

01/11/2018

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

22/10/2018

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