The Moose Jaw Newcomer Welcome Centre (NWC) is internet hosting a fundraiser to assist its new program known as the NWC Meals Pantry.
The Meals Pantry is for newcomers to Canada who might not have meals safety or entry to meals staples from their house nations.
“We determined to start out this new Meals Pantry to have the ability to present a few of these meals that [newcomers] might not have the ability to entry in our neighborhood,” mentioned NWC Program Supervisor, Melissa Mitchell. “There’s a wide range of various kinds of meals from various kinds of flours to halal meats. Even some kind of peppers that will not be accessible in Moose Jaw. Then after all the common objects like rice and beans and breads and issues like that too that we’ll have entry to and fruit and veggies and issues for them as effectively to entry.”
Many newcomers have been touring outdoors of Moose Jaw to entry these acquainted meals.
“We’re partnering with Benny’s FoodTruck and the Rolling Pin caterers to supply dainty Christmas treats,” famous Mitchell. “We’re beginning to promote the packages now, however they gained’t be out there for pickup till December 20. You might be greater than welcome to name or come to our workplace to get them organized, or use the hyperlink on our Fb web page.”
The small packages are 30 items for $40, and the massive packages are 50 items for $60.
“We’re (additionally) going to be doing a survey for newcomers that are available to see us, to seek out out what varieties of meals they’re lacking,” added Mitchell. “That manner we are able to present these meals from our Meals Pantry when they should entry it.”
Thirty % of all gross sales will go towards the NWC Meals Pantry.
The Pantry remains to be in growth, however the NWC is hoping to have it accomplished by the beginning of December.
For extra particulars, go to the Moose Jaw NWC web site.