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Winnipeg Harvest’s David Northcott Passing ‘Empty Bowl’ to Successor

Winnipeg Harvest’s David Northcott Passing ‘Empty Bowl’ to Successor

David Northcott
David Northcott

Winnipeg Harvest is saying goodbye to its longtime leader today as executive director David Northcott retires from the food bank.

Northcott has overseen Winnipeg Harvest for more than 30 years, becoming a champion in the community in fighting the battle against hunger.

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Students Taking Winnipeg Harvest’s Poverty Pledge

Students Taking Winnipeg Harvest’s Poverty Pledge

By David Klassen

Winnipeg HarvestA group of Vincent Massey students are taking a pledge this week in the fight against hunger.

Winnipeg Harvest’s Poverty Pledge kicks off Monday and runs until March 10.

The Winnipeg food bank is inviting all Manitobans to experience the struggles faced every day by people living in poverty with a daily food budget of only $3.96.

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David Northcott Retiring as Head of Winnipeg Harvest

David Northcott Retiring as Head of Winnipeg Harvest

David Northcott
David Northcott

WINNIPEG — Longtime executive director of Winnipeg Harvest, David Northcott, is retiring at the end of June.

Northcott has served as the food bank’s head for more than 30 years.

“After more than three decades of responding to hunger and poverty in Manitoba and Canada, it is time to pass the empty bowl to another generation,” Northcott said in a letter to the board.

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Goldeyes Pitch in to Help Winnipeg Harvest

Goldeyes Pitch in to Help Winnipeg Harvest

The Winnipeg Goldeyes are pitching in to help Winnipeg Harvest during this busy time of year.

Staff from the baseball club’s front office, including mascot Goldie, will help assemble holiday cheer packages at the food bank on Tuesday morning.

“We are thrilled at the support we have had from the Winnipeg Goldeyes baseball club over the years,” said David Northcott, executive director of Winnipeg Harvest.

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Loblaw Stores Helping Winnipeg Harvest Fill Holiday Food Banks

Loblaw Stores Helping Winnipeg Harvest Fill Holiday Food Banks

Winnipeg HarvestShoppers to Real Canadian Superstore are lending a hand this holiday season to fill the many food hampers at Winnipeg Harvest.

Food bank usage in Manitoba has increased 53 percent in the past eight years, prompting Loblaw stores to collect donations for the food bank.

“Donations from local stores and food drives are so critical at this time of year,” said David Northcott with Winnipeg Harvest.

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WAG’s Holiday Party is December 4

WAG’s Holiday Party is December 4

Winnipeg Art Gallery
Winnipeg Art Gallery

The Winnipeg Art Gallery will get visitors into the Christmas spirit at its annual Holiday Party on Sunday, December 4.

The free afternoon is a family-friendly time with a host of games, music, hot chocolate and cookies. WAG elves will be on hand to help guests create their own artful holiday decorations and cards.

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