Guelph Food Bank: demand grows 30 per cent

Pauline Cripps says that even with a 30 per cent increase in visits, the GFB still won’t turn anyone away

CBC News Posted: Aug 23, 2017

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The Guelph Food Bank has continued to meet the needs of its community, despite a 30 per cent rise in visits from 2015-2016. This is largely in part to a matching increase in volunteers, according to Pauline Cripps. (Guelph Food Bank/Facebook )

The Guelph Food Bank is an important part of the community; now more so than ever, says Pauline Cripps, coordinator at the GFB.

The food bank saw a rise of 30 per cent in visits from 2015-2016, with 26,896 visits growing to 35,160.

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Cambridge’s first Powwow: culture, community, celebration

Grassroots Powwow Committee holds its first ever Powwow in Cambridge this weekend at Forbes Park

CBC News Posted: Aug 17, 2017

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Grassroots Powwow will be holding its first Powwow in Cambridge, Ont. this Saturday, focusing on youth and celebration. (Grassroots Powwow/Facebook)

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