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Harvest of Hope 2022 Sept 14 - Oct. 10

Harvest of Hope - Thanksgiving Hamper Program 2022 - Sept 14 - October 10 We're thankful for our community and the support it affords us to assist our neighbours in need. Now through October...


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Duliban 5K Fun Run for Village of Hope Niagara

We're grateful beyond words for the continuing community support of Duliban Insurance Brokers, and wishing all of the participants an autumn day full of fun, and thank you all for your...


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Food Drive Overwhelming Success August 27 2022

Village of Hope Niagara 's August Food Drive Porch Pickup in Jordan-Vineland-Campden - Saturday August 27 during the hours of 10AM-12PM was a phenomenal success, surpassing our...


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Celebrated Open House August 25 2022

On August 25 4pm to 7pm Village of Hope Niagara celebrated and Open House with our community. The more than 200 in attendance enjoyed live music by Maeve Davis, outstanding...


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Food Exchange Niagara reduce waste and increase variety

A new food sharing initiative between food banks in Niagara is looking to increase variety to clients while minimizing food waste. Village of Hope Niagara (VoH) in Lincoln has partnered with three...


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Village of Hope Niagara Community Open House - August 25

We invite you to join us Thursday August 25 from 4pm to 7pm for our Village of Hope Niagara Community Open House with live music by Maeve Davis, food trucks, ...


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Food Drives collecting for August

We're grateful for the outpouring of community support that blesses each of our Food Drive events in Lincoln. During August we have three such food drives, benefitting Village of Hope Niagara...


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...you’re more than just a food bank

Thank you Village of Hope Niagara for providing our family with a window air conditioner yesterday. My kids were not sleeping, house was 30º, we wanted to...


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Back To School, Together 2022 Campaign on now

The school year may feel like it just finished, but Village of Hope Niagara is already hard at work to ensure kids from families in need in Lincoln have the best possible start to...


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Food Exchange Niagara partner, Northend Church

We were happy to be able to share some of our abundance of pasta and sauce, and ketchup with Food Exchange Niagara partner, Northend Church of St. Catharines. Photo: Welcoming Gary and Kathy from Northend Church...


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Thank you Village of Hope for listening...

"Thank you Village of Hope for listening and being there when I needed you, living in Vineland for 7 yrs has been incredible, one day I will volunteer and give back." "My Village, My Story" helps us better understand the experiences, and needs of our community of neighbours. It takes a village…


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Personal care and hygiene products are an essential need

Personal care and hygiene products are an essential need, and an especially important group of products that we try to keep available for our client neighbours at all times. Our supplies are critically low at this time, and we ask any and all who are able, to donate. Thank you all so much.


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Duliban Golf Tournament 2022 raises funds

Yesterday, Duliban Insurance Brokers Annual Golf Tournament was held at Cardinal Lakes Golf Course in Welland...


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VoHN partner Niagara College Culinary Skills Program at CFWI

Village of Hope Niagara is thankful to partner with Niagara College Culinary Skills Program at their The Canadian Food and Wine Institute...


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Cultivating Hope in our Community Garden

Village of Hope Niagara Site Manager, Joe McCarthy attends to our Community Garden with the planting of our cauliflower and broccoli...


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May 28 Food For All Food Drive Success

Village of Hope Niagara extends our heartfelt gratitude to Lincoln for delivering profoundly in our Food For All Food Drive. A special thanks to all of the volunteers...


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Anonymous donor helping ensure food for all in Lincoln

As grocery bills rise during this recent bout of inflation, the question of food security is once again being raised. At Village of Hope Niagara in...


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May 28 Food Drive with Calvary Gospel Church

With the support team of our friends at Calvary Gospel Church Beamsville we're having a FOOD DRIVE on Saturday May 28 10AM-12PM...


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May Month of Food For All (Matched Donations)

May is Village of Hope Niagara's Awareness and Support raising for alleviation of food insecurity in Lincoln. In our community more than 12%...


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2022 Spring of Concern "Easter Hamper" for Neighbours in Need

Easter is a time for sharing and hope in our community. Easter Sunday, April 17th, Village of Hope Niagara is providing a Holiday Hamper of Food...


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Village of Hope Easter Egg Hunt 16 April, 12 Noon

You're Invited... Village of Hope Niagara, Easter Egg Hunt, April 16, Noon - 2831 King St, Jordan (former Jordan School) Everyone's Welcome...


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Lunch is back

Lunch is back on at Village of Hope – With COVID-19 restrictions easing, the Jordan agency is reintroducing several programs that have been on hold for the better part of two years, including its weekly pay-what-you-can lunches. The lunches will resume April 20 and run Wednesdays from noon to 2 p.m. at the 2540 South Service Rd. location.


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Village of Hope and Second Harvest are reducing food waste

Village of Hope Niagara are pleased to announce our new partnership with Second Harvest Canada Food Rescue. With the introduction of their Second Harvest Food Rescue App https://secondharvest.ca/foodrescue/app/ local food producers, restaurants, or providers that have current over supply of food will be able to quickly and conveniently contact Village of Hope Niagara. Collected foods then will be made immediately available through our food bank to our neighbours in need.


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Village of Hope program partnership, "For Seniors, Naturally"

Thanks to a partnership between Community Support Services of Niagara and Village of Hope, seniors in Lincoln who receive frozen meals through CSSN’s Meals on Wheels program will also be getting a weekly bag of fresh fruit and vegetables.


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Lincoln’s Village of Hope supporting those in need

Today might be tough, but with the support of the community, tomorrow might be easier. Lincoln’s Village of Hope is in full swing for its holiday hamper program, which provides hampers to those in need. Executive director Cheryl Keddy Scott said it’s the time of season for hope. “We want to provide hope that tomorrow is going to be a better day,” she said.


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NOTICE OF HOLIDAY HOURS

NOTICE OF HOLIDAY HOURS – Village of Hope will be closed from Thursday December 23 at 4PM AT THRIFT 2831 Reg. Rd 81, reopening on Wednesday January 5 – No household donations will be accepted until Monday January 10 from 10AM to 12 Noon - Monday through Friday Village of Hope will be closed from Thursday December 23 at 4PM AT MAIN 2540 South Service Rd. reopening Monday January 10 from 10AM to 4PM - Monday through Friday


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(CANCELLED) Tuesday December 21, 2021• Open House

Village of Hope's Season of Hope Open House is Tuesday, December 21 3-7PM at 2540 South Service Road https://w3w.co/steep.assign.typewriter /Tel 905 562 3113 in Lincoln (Jordan) ON L0R 1S0 https://villageofhopeniagara.org


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Village of Hope - Giving Tuesday - Nov 30 2021

The best time to support caring in our Village is now, but each year following Black Friday we get an international reminder of the need for sharing in this world, and in Lincoln. Are you ready for GivingTuesday? – Get involved, join Village of Hope for the 9th annual GivingTuesday on November 30, 2021...


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Beamsville food giveaway delivers hope by the trunkload

“People were lining up here ahead of time,” said the executive director for Village of Hope, which hosted a food giveaway Saturday at Calvary Gospel Church in Beamsville. “There were a lot of tears, people not knowing where to turn. We’ve given out a lot of information.”


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VoH and Calvary Hosting 2nd Food Distribution Nov 20

The second giveaway will take place on Saturday, Nov. 20 from noon until 2 p.m. It will be fairly similar to the May giveaway, with dozens of volunteers directing traffic and filling up trunks. Village of Hope executive director Cheryl Keddy Scott said the setup is designed to be as mindful of COVID-19 as possible, with community members not even having to leave their vehicles.


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Nov 20 Free Food Distribution with Calvary

Village of Hope's 2nd of 2021 Food For All - Free Drive-In Food Distribution with Calvary Gospel Church, Beamsville (MAP w3w.co/sipped.linking.geology ) will be on Saturday November 20...


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Village of Hope opens larger hub in Lincoln

Cheryl Keddy-Scott, executive director of Village of Hope in Lincoln, said that a growing number of people are struggling. At her charitable agency, which runs an emergency food bank and helps people keep roofs over their heads with programs such as utilities assistance...


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Season of Hope for our neighbours in need

Our Village Cares in the Season of Hope” will be lifting spirits in our Village this coming holiday season. Our Lincoln neighbours in need are facing the most difficult season of all. Without sufficient incomes or support, many will be food and shelter insecure...


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Official Grand Opening and Public Open House • Nov 6 • 12 - 4PM

Village of Hope extends a cordial invitation to the public to join with us in our Saturday November 6 - Noon to 4PM Official Grand Opening and Open House of our 2nd larger, and now Main...


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Foodbank Thankful for Vineland's support

Another successful Toonie Turkey campaign has raised enough money to provide more than 100 turkeys to low-income families ahead of Thanksgiving weekend... click title for link


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Expanding Village of Hope To Meet Growing Need

COMING SOON :: In November, Village of Hope will open new doors at another, second larger facility in the community, currently under renovation....


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Thanksgiving Harvest of Hope Appeal Through October 11

Village of Hope volunteers are preparing Thanksgiving Harvest of Hope hampers to be delivered to our neighbours in need on October 8. All of our registered families will receive a turkey or ham, along with all of the fixings for a Thanksgiving dinner. Click title for more...


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Community Garden of Village of Hope

The broccoli was coming up nicely and there were tons of pods full of peas. The Roma tomatoes, though still weeks from being ripe, where just starting to grow. Joe McCarthy had Aggie Bueckert helping to tend the community garden at Village of Hope on a recent morning. Click the title for complete story.


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May is Food For All in Lincoln

Please Join with Village of Hope in RAISING AWARENESS and FUNDS for alleviating Food Insecurity during May’s FOOD FOR ALL in Lincoln. We’ve set a goal of $25,000 dollars raised to help our neighbours in need, whose numbers have increased more than 50% since the COVID-19 crisis began, and whose numbers continue to increase daily. We’re blessed with a SPONSOR this year, who will MATCH all DONATIONS in May with an EQUAL amount. click title for more information


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LINCOLN's VILLAGE OF HOPE plans drive-thru Easter Egg Hunt

In Lincoln, Village of Hope is offering a drive-thru Easter Egg Hunt (3 April). Starting at the food bank on King Street, kids will receive a surprise at each stop on the hunt. From Village of Hope, they’ll be sent out to four other locations around town, and in addition to a special treat, they’ll receive chocolate. All told, 10,000 eggs will be handed out. Click title for full story


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Village of Hope providing tax filing help

The tax deadline is quickly approaching, and if you need some help filing, Village of Hope might be the answer. Low-income individuals can get income tax filing support through the Jordan agency, which executive director Cheryl Keddy Scott said is especially vital this year to ensure people are receiving the government support they deserve. “It’s even more crucial than ever,” she said. Click title for full story.


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Village of Hope sees demand nearly double

Cheryl Keddy Scott and Joe McCarthy loaded up shopping carts at the Foodland grocery store in Vineland this past Wednesday with the help of grocery manager, Jeff Wintemute. The long list of items, everything from pantry staples to frozen turkeys, would be packed into hampers at the Village of Hope in Lincoln later that day to be delivered to individuals and families needing a hand during the Christmas season. Click title for full story.


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Village of Hope Christmas dinner organizers get creative

“It's comforting to know even though we were devastated to cancel our annual Community Dinner, hundreds will know we are still thinking of them and we care,” said Village of Hope executive director Cheryl Keddy Scott. "This is a smart way to share our products. It is our way to say thank you and to offer some holiday spirit,” added Michael Henkenhaf, Swiss Chalet franchise partner. Click title for full story.


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Increased need at Lincoln’s Village of Hope

As Village of Hope ramps up its Christmas programming, executive director Cheryl Keddy Scott is seeing some familiar faces, but in new situations. “Now they’re on the other side of the table,” she said, referring to families who supported the Lincoln agency’s hamper program last year, but who, as a result of COVID-19, are in need of help this Christmas season. Uncertainty remains the calling card of the pandemic, having gripped Canada for the past 10 months. As numbers rose throughout the fall and are continuing to rise, communities enact further restrictions and the economic toll continues to be felt. Click title for full article.


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Nov 14 Season of Hope Porch PickUp Food Drive

SAVETHEDATE Please support Village of Hope’s Season of Hope Porch PickUp Food Drive. SATURDAY NOVEMBER 14 Village of Hope will be providing PORCH PICKUP for FOODS DONATED to the Village of Hope, Season of Hope Food Drive in our village communities of Vineland, Campden and Jordan from 10AM. Click title for full article.


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Season of Hope 2020 Appeal For Sponsors

Through December 31 Please Give and Support “A Village Cares in the Season of Hope” We’re working to see that our neighbours in need can share their hopes and joys over a Season of Hope festive dinner. Help Sponsor a Family, Senior, or Child so that we may, in this season of COVID19 crisis, deliver a Food Hamper and Gifts to families in need, bringing a measure of joy, hope, and sharing to their homes.


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Toonie 2 Turkey fund

Now, through October 14 in-store at FOODLAND VINELAND, please support our Toonie 2 Turkey fund, to ensure more families in Lincoln can gather around the table and give thanks for what they are about to receive.


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Toonie Turkeys launches at Vineland Foodland

...It’s also partnering with Vineland Foodland, which on Thursday, Oct. 1, is launching Toonie Turkeys. While visiting the local grocer, shoppers can buy a paper turkey for $2. Thanksgiving hampers will go out on Oct. 9, and feature a turkey or ham, plus all the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving meal, along with a pumpkin. Donors can also sponsor a family for $75. Click title to read more...


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DeVries Fruit Farm and Duliban Insurance Brokers Fall Contest

Show your hometown heart. DeVries Fruit Farm has partnered with Duliban Insurance to support two local charities this season. From now until October 31st, each pumpkin purchased DeVries Fruit Farm will equal a $1 donation to The Village of Hope and Niagara Nutrition Partners. We encourage you to visit the farm to pick up some beautiful fall decor and get creative! Decorate your porch or entry and post a picture for your chance to win one of three prizes. Click title for more information…


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Clean and Green Village of Hope Lincoln

Dozens of families recently received a little help in the laundry detergent department. As clients with Village of Hope lined up to receive their back-to-school packages, they also received a package of Tru Earth laundry detergent strips… Click title for more info


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September is… Harvest of Hope at the Village of Hope

Village of Hope Niagara Food Drive goal for September is to harvest 5000lbs of food each week of September to see our "neighbours in need" through to the new year. The COVID19 crisis has seen our family registrations swell... Click Title for more information.


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Lincoln Back To School with Village of hope

School is going to look different for the foreseeable future, and Village of Hope is adjusting to that uncertainty. While traditionally agencies like the Jordan food bank offer back-to-school programs, executive director Cheryl Keddy Scott said this year they’re focusing on providing support for the entire school year. Click Title for full story


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Back To School Campaign Village of Hope

Over 350 families have registered their children for The Village of Hope’s Back To School for Kids... click for more


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Jordan United Church Car Rally July 12 2020

Jordan Station United Church (jordanstationunitedchurch.org) is having a Car Rally Fundraiser to benefit The Village of Hope on Sunday July 12 at Noon til 2PM... Click Title for more info.


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May 16 Food Drive - Niagara This Week

Keeping the shelves stocked at The Village of Hope is going to be a community effort. May 16 2020. Click title for more.


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Heritage Village Food Drive Massive Success

Our Village says thank you to all of the donors and volunteers who made today's Heritage Village Food Drive an overwhelming success. Click title for more.


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Heritage Village Food Drive April 30

Heritage Village Vineland FOOD DRIVE April 30 
Please bring non-perishable foods to Heritage Village Vineland, between 10AM and Noon, to benefit the work of Village of Hope… click title for more.


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Hope Against Hunger Food Drive Sat. May 16

Hope Against Hunger • a Village of Hope Food Drive Saturday, May 16 • 10AM to 1PM - Our volunteers will be in the neighbourhood to collect non-perishable... click title for more.


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Village of Hope extends breakfast program in Lincoln

“During the summer months we didn’t want the kids to fall through the cracks,” said VOH executive director Cheryl Keddy Scott. But with the effects of the COVID-19 shutdown, she said demand is up, ... click title for more.


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Duliban Charity Golf July 30 to Benefit Village of Hope

#markthedate This year's 7th Annual Duliban Insurance Brokers' Charity Golf Tournament is set for July 30, 2020 at Peninsula Lakes Golf in Fenwick Ontario. Village of Hope is the grateful... click title for more.


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Ready to Deliver, with Food, Flowers and Hope!

Easter Hamper Deliveries! 4 trucks filled with food, personal care items, and HOPE. Thank you for Choosing to Be the Difference! Now, more than ever we need your help, donate today! ... click title for more.


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Deliveries Rolling Out The Door To Meet Increasing Demand

Deliveries Rolling Out The Door To Meet Increasing Demand - 3 trucks loaded and delivering to families, and seniors in The Town of Lincoln, made possible because of all of you... click title for more.


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Niagara College Greenhouse Nursery Brightens The Day

A big Village of Hope​ Thank You to Niagara College Greenhouse Nursery​ Manager, Matt Orr, for their generous donation of these beautiful flowers... click title for more.


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Giving Tuesday Now, May 5 - Together We Give In A Time of Crisis

Canada together, giving of concern, communities across the country, to get beyond the COVID-19 Crisis. Mark the date, May 5th, 2020 and the place... Canada Helps... click title for more.


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FOOD ACTION PLAN continues with NEW Donor supported van

Village of Hope has moved exclusively to home delivery. Keddy Scott said they have asked volunteers to stay home. The new van helps ensure those deliveries are made... Click Title for more info.


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The people make a village

With increased need as people are laid off work due to COVID-19, awaiting government support to be set up, as well as ensuring people continue physical distancing measures... click title for more.


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Door To Step Emergency Food Action Plan

Three weeks after the food bank’s van was vandalized and had parts stolen, the charity has a new set of wheels, thanks in large part to the community’s generosity... click title for more.


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