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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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