Saturday, August 25th, we’re celebrating Back to School in our Thrift Store… get 20% OFF when you spend $25 or more on clothing, shoes and accessories! Plus we’ll be doing a food drive at Baxtroms You’re Independent Grocer! We will be collecting food from 9-4 and you can help by donating canned meat, juice boxes, Mac & Cheese and school snacks!
Following recent news reports of near empty shelves at the Agapè Centre Food Bank, management and staff at Parisien Manor decided to hold a food drive to help. The food drive was held from July 9th to July 25th, and donations came in from staff and resident families who appreciate the important role of the Agapè Centre in our community. Parisien Manor collected […]
Two BRAND NEW fundraisers about to hit the scene at the Agapè Centre – an Alumni Canadiens Hockey Game and a PolarBear Dip! Mark your calendars NOW -December 09, 2012 and February 18, 2013 to support and cheer on some of the superstars involved whether they are scoring a goal or taking a dip in minus degree water. Both inaugural events promise to be […]
Scott Noonan, Manager Beverly Tire in Cornwall presents a cheque to Alyssa Blais, Executive Director of the Agape Centre for $286.94. The money was raised through a recent fundraising BBQ at Beverly Tire.
Childhood hunger is a reality all year and summer is the hardest time without school breakfast and snack programs. The extent of hunger among children reflects the circumstances of their parents. Parents are ultimately responsible for ensuring that their children are well fed. However, if parents deprive themselves of food so that their children may have enough to eat but […]
Many staff members at the Agapè Centre were leaping for joy when Chris Quenville stopped in and presented a cheque for $1,000 to help with the food bank! Receiving the $1,000 is very much needed at this time of the year because this is a time were donations are generally at a low point. “Our shelves once again are running low; […]
On Thursday, July 19th from 10:00am to 2:00pm, Beverly Tire & Auto is having a Car Wash & BBQ Fundraiser at 1920 McConnell Avenue to help the Agapè Centre. Bring your dirty vehicle to Beverly Tire & Auto and have lunch while you wait!
While everybody has experienced the discomfort of mild hunger at some point, most people living in Canada don’t know the full extent of negative effects that hunger can have on the human body. Along with the negative physical effects, hunger can also lead to serious mental problems. Kids who are chronically malnourished don’t grow as tall as they should (a […]
On Saturday, July 7th from 8:00am to 1:00pm, the Agapè Centre is having a fantastic outdoor YARD sale. Location: 40 Fifth St W, Cornwall Items for sale include: furniture, dishes, toys, crafts and grab bags for the kids and much, much more! Make sure you come and check it out!!!
Kudos to Dynamic Closures who provided a cash donation of $2,000 to the Agapè Centre to buy food at the fruition of a twitter campaign. Mission Peanut Butter Mission PB began with a single tweet in January. The idea was to collect 100 jars of peanut butter in 2 days for the Agapè Centre. Within 48 hours, this campaign gathered […]