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Winnipeg Harvest Soup-Er-Lunch Raises $20K

Winnipeg Harvest Soup-Er-Lunch Raises $20K

Winnipeg HarvestThe 8th annual Winnipeg Harvest Soup-Er-Lunch brought in $20,000 for the food bank on Wednesday.

About 2,000 people ate on ice level at Bell MTS Place over the lunch hour at $10 a pop, where they enjoyed bottomless bowls of soup and bread.

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Businesses ‘Grow-A-Row’ of Vegetables for Winnipeg Harvest

Businesses ‘Grow-A-Row’ of Vegetables for Winnipeg Harvest

Winnipeg HarvestLocal businesses have harvested a garden at Winnipeg’s airport to ensure clients of Winnipeg Harvest don’t go hungry.

The annual Grow-A-Row program at James Richardson International Airport grew fresh veggies on behalf of the food bank with the support of the Winnipeg Airports Authority, Red River College and Pegasus Publishing.

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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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