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Siloam Mission in Need of Emergency Kitchen Upgrades

Siloam Mission in Need of Emergency Kitchen Upgrades

The Madison
The Madison, 210 Evanson Street (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Siloam Mission is hoping to raise $150,000 to replace equipment and update safety systems in one of its kitchens.

The kitchen in The Madison, which opened in 2013, is in need of extensive renovations, the homeless shelter says.

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Assiniboine Park Receives $125K to Improve Sports Fields

Assiniboine Park Receives $125K to Improve Sports Fields

Andrew Harris
Winnipeg Blue Bomber Andrew Harris and his daughter Hazel fly a kite in a field at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, Saturday, May 13, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — The sports fields at Assiniboine Park have received a $125,000 injection after a donation from the Co-op Community Spaces Program.

The fields are primarily used for soccer, cricket and ultimate Frisbee in the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter.

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Manitoba Farmers Donating Soybean Profits to STARS Air Ambulance

Manitoba Farmers Donating Soybean Profits to STARS Air Ambulance

STARS Air Ambulance
STARS pilot Ian Bonnell poses with members of the Verwey family, which operates Verwey Farms in the Portage la Prairie area. The family has announced they will be donating the profits from 40 acres of soybeans to STARS and is challenging their fellow Manitoba farm families to do the same. (HANDOUT)

A Manitoba farm family is growing support for STARS air ambulance — literally.

The Verwey family, of Verwey Farms near Portage la Prairie, is donating the net profits of their 40-acre soybean crop to STARS.

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Mealshare Program to Feed Hungry Youth Launching in Winnipeg

Mealshare Program to Feed Hungry Youth Launching in Winnipeg

Mealshare
Mealshare will launch in Winnipeg on June 19, providing diners with the option to choose a program-enabled meal to help feed a hungry youth in need. (HANDOUT)

A national program that provides meals to youth in need is launching in Winnipeg next month by partnering with several local restaurants.

Mealshare is a non-profit that aims to end youth hunger by supporting charities that use food as a catalyst for change.

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Motorcycle Ride for Dad Hits Nearly 1,500 Riders in Prostate Cancer Fight

Motorcycle Ride for Dad Hits Nearly 1,500 Riders in Prostate Cancer Fight

Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad
The Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad saw near-record registrations this year and over $350,000 raised. (CHRISD.CA)
Obby Khan - Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad
Obby Khan, Winnipeg Blue Bomber alumni and celebrity ride captain, prepares his hog at the Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad on Saturday morning. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Motorcyclists revved their engines Saturday as the 10th annual TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad took off down Portage Avenue.

The yearly event is a fundraiser for prostate cancer research and had over 1,433 registered riders who departed from Earls Polo Park on their way to Gimli, Manitoba.

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