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Project SHARE welcomes a new operations manager

Project SHARE welcomes a new operations manager

At the end of this month, Jo Low will step into her new role as operations manager at Project SHARE as we bid a fond farewell to Carrie Zeffiro On June 30, 2021, Carrie Zeffiro will join her husband and set off into a life of well-deserved retirement. You may know...

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JOINT RELEASE: Niagara Food Banks Raise Concerns

6 May 2021 People Needing Assistance From Niagara’s Major Food Banks is Unprecedented May 6, 2021 – NIAGARA ON) Fourteen months into the pandemic, Niagara’s major food banks and social service agencies are rallying together to raise concerns about the...

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We Welcome Gardening Season!

We Welcome Gardening Season!

Garden season is upon us! Project SHARE’s community gardens project continues to grow with an additional 20 plots being built this May to meet the demand from our community. Thanks to funding made available through the United Way's Special Projects/Emergency Fund, our...

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Project SHARE update November 19, 2020

We have been made aware of an offensive “Recipient understanding and declaration of information” statement which appeared on our online client registration form.  This statement was posted in error and we apologize for this oversight. It has been removed and we...

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COVID-19 Update to Service Delivery #5

effective Thursday, April 9, 2020, the Out of the cold Shelter operated by Project SHARE at st. Andrew's United church will close. this is the day the shelter was scheduled to close for the season. Shelter guests are being redirected to other shelters in Niagara....

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COVID-19 COMMUNITY GARDENS CLOSURE

April 1, 2020- Project SHARE's 3 community gardens located at Our Lady of Scapular, The Gate Alliance Church, and Westlane Secondary School are closed until further notice to comply with the provincial government closure of all outdoor recreation amenities. Project...

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COVID-19 CHANGES TO SERVICE EFFECTIVE APRIL 1. 2020

Effective Wednesday April 1, 2020 residents of Niagara Falls who live below the poverty line can access Project SHARE's emergency food program for one regular monthly pick up and one bonus pick up for a total of two visits per month. Project SHARE will...

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COVID-19-CHANGES TO SERVICE-MARCH 20, 2020

Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 Project SHARE will be operating with new hours for clients to receive a pre-packed emergency food box, based on family size. New client hours are 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Clients will still be required to register...

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COVID-19- CHANGES TO FOOD BANK OPERATIONS

Project SHARE is changing the way they are meeting with clients due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Executive Director, Carolyn Bones-Poley says they are changing how clients access the building on Stanley Avenue. "We're going to provide clients with pre-packed emergency...

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COVID-19-UPDATE TO SERVICE DELIVERY

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves Project SHARE is enacting a series of measures to safeguard the wellbeing of volunteers, staff and clients. To minimize having a large group, sometimes as many as 20-25 clients at a time, in very close quarters within our waiting room...

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Out of the Cold

Last year, 625 people were experiencing homelessness in the Niagara region. As affordable housing decreases within the Niagara Region, the number of individuals without stable housing continues to increase every year.  In past years homeless individuals in...

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Beat Hunger Contest

Once again, the Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) are running their annual Beat Hunger contest for the month of October! This contest is an opportunity for 3 food banks in our network to win additional eggs on top of the EFO's regular egg donations to the OAFB: First...

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Cultivating a unique partnership

Cultivating a unique partnership

Project SHARE has cultivated a unique partnership with the Niagara Falls Farmers Market.For four dates throughout the summer, Project SHARE will join vendors at the Sylvia Place market for a fruit-themed morning.“Project SHARE prepares a simple, delicious dish using...

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Housing help requests on the rise due to cold

The recent cold spell has turned up the heat at Project SHARE.In January and February, an average of 100 families a day turned to the local food bank for assistance."One day in January, we had 140 families come through the doors," said Pam Sharp, the agency's...

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