Rabideau Law’s November Food Drive in support of The Food Bank of Waterloo Region
We are proud to announce that we will be holding a Food Drive from November 1st-28th in support of The Food Bank of Waterloo Region, and in the spirit of GivingTuesday.
What is GivingTuesday?
As stated on the GivingTuesday Waterloo Region website:
“Tuesday, November 29th is GivingTuesday, a day for businesses, individuals, groups and charities to join together to rally for favourite causes, create opportunities and share meaningful experiences. Whether it’s raising awareness, volunteering or fundraising, GivingTuesday is our day to celebrate the importance and impact of giving back.
Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, GivingTuesday marks the start of the giving season. What started four years ago in New York is now becoming a global movement that has reached 68 countries. In 2014, Vancouver, Regina, Guelph, Ottawa, and Halifax launched their charitable campaigns. The GivingTuesday Waterloo Region movement began in 2015.”
To work our Food Drive in with GivingTuesday, we will be going to visit The Food Bank on November 29th to deliver the donations we have collected over the month.
Why should you donate?
- More than 34,000 men, women and children received food assistance last year in Waterloo Region.
- People seek food assistance because of unexpected job loss, physical or mental health concerns, or other crises.
- 49% of households seeking assistance are families with children.
- Just $1 will provide 3 meals
How can you help?
- Make a donation
$20 will feed a family for 4 days
Tax refunds are available for donations
- Donate food
Most needed items include:
- Peanut Butter
- Canned Fruit and Vegetables
- Canned Meat and Fish
- Canned Stews and Chili
- Beans in Sauce
Donations will be accepted at our office, 501-305 King St W, Kitchener.
To make things a little more interesting—and of course raise as much for The Food Bank as possible—we’ve split the office into two teams.
Will your donations go to Team FullBelly (Geoff Rabideau’s team) or the Pantry Packers (Varun Sharma’s team)?
Full team lists are on our Facebook page
If you have any other questions, feel free to contact Kayla at firstname.lastname@example.org