Stan and Sylvia Klassen

Stan and Sylvia have been volunteering at Winnipeg Harvest for a year and a half, together as delivery drivers and at special events and separately in the warehouse and garden respectively.

“When I retired, it was clear I needed something to fill my time,” says Stan. “It was also important to find a place we could volunteer together and we’ve really found a place we’re happy to come back to here.”

For Sylvia’s upcoming 60th birthday, they encouraged their friends and family to donate jars of peanut butter for food banks, collecting more than 180 lbs.

“I love that there’s a seat for everybody here,” says Stan, on what’s kept them volunteering here. “We’re all on the same rope, pulling the same direction.”

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