Enbridge knows the importance of giving back. This includes helping to make a difference in the communities that they operate in and where their employees live.
Looking for a fun weekend? The UK’s favourite food, music and family-fun festival – The Big Feastival – is coming to Canada! From August 18-20, The Big Feastival will fill you up on good food and good music, while helping to support a good cause: good food for all.
When we walked into the room at the 2017 Terroir Symposium, we were amazed at how many faces we already knew. Chefs, farmers, and food-lovers are some of the strongest supporters we have, as they know the power of food not only to bring joy, but to also build health and community. And Terroir brings together so many of these innovative and creative influencers from the field of hospitality to learn, network, and build community.
When Melanie first walked through the doors of Dartmouth North Community Food Centre with her daughter and granddaughter, she felt immediately welcomed and was amazed to see such a blossoming community; She decided to donate. Read her story:
"I recently had the opportunity to attend the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre on a Saturday morning for the market and breakfast. I went with my daughter and granddaughter, who go regularly.
Whether it’s through a delicious event, a tribute for a loved one, or a good friend, we’ve met so many generous supporters over the years who are drawn to our cause. This month, we’re profiling a few all-star donors from our Supporter Circle.
The commitment of our Supporter Circle donors enables us to provide innovative, preventive solutions to the seemingly intractable problems of hunger, poverty and poor health facing many low-income communities. We asked some of our Supporter Circle donors why they give, and they told us some beautiful stories of what good food means to them:
Our 2017 Food Summit brought together 60+ food security organizations and 180 people from across the country to learn, engage, and build a movement around good food. We were so lucky to have four of our donors join us at the Food Summit to speak on an engaging panel, Joining Forces for Food. Our panelists spoke on what influences their support, the makings of a great charitable partnership, and what inspires them about the work of the good food movement.
At Community Food Centres Canada, we know chefs and restaurants are often some of the strongest advocates in supporting fairer access to healthy, nutritious, and delicious food. That's why we were delighted to partner with Restaurants Canada as their charitable partner for their 2017 Restaurants Canada Show!
“Thank you so much for taking a chance on me. Because of you, I feel like I can really make a difference and that is priceless.” - Community Action Training graduate from Regent Park Community Food Centre.
Kyle Byron believes good food should taste delicious and make us feel good too. Emma Shulist believes good food means the opportunity for someone to make a conscious choice. What do these two have in common? They're both monthly donors for Community Food Centres Canada, and they both believe healthy food should be accesible to all.
Teaching children about healthy food, cooking, nutrition, and gardening can have large impacts in building healthier and more empowered adults. The TD Securities Underwriting Hope is an employee-driven initiative that awards funds to child and youth–focused organizations and programs. Reflecting their employees' commitment to giving back to the community, employees organize an annual TD Securities Underwriting Hope Campaign & Auction to raise money for charities with a focus on children and youth.