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  • 40 5th Street W, Cornwall, Ontario

Hot dog days for Agapè at Séguin Patate

You’ll be there for your poutine fix anyways, so why not get a hot dog, free with a donation to the Agapè Centre, too? The locally famed chip stand has teamed up with Cardinal & Son Wholesale Meats and Betty Bread for ‘Hot Dog Days for Agapè’. Every Monday in July (6, 13, 20, 27) Séguin Patate will give a […]

Things are heating up at Agape

The Harold E. Ballard Foundation donated $50,000 to the Agapè Centre’s “Within These Walls” Building Campaign to help with the purchase of a new HVAC system. The not-for-profit foundation’s mission to address social problems at their roots and to make a difference for those most vulnerable among us was a perfect fit with the local charity that works to make […]

Summer Student Job Position: Cooking Class and Gardening Coordinator

Summer Student Job Position: Cooking Class and Gardening Coordinator Responsibilities: Delivery of our Curious Chefs program Delivery of our Around the Table program Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to establish and maintain the garden in conjunction with the volunteers. Develop and deliver a small program in conjunction with the Curious Chefs program that introduces children to the joys of gardening. […]

SLC Business Student’s Placement Experience

By: Jillian Hendry The following is a first hand account of the experience of Jillian Hendry, a placement student from St. Lawrence College who spent 2 days a week over the last few months with us.  As a 3rd year student in the Business Administration program at St. Lawrence College, I knew I wanted to do my final year work […]

Cornwall’s Agapè Centre Named A Good Food Organization

Cornwall’s Agapè Centre has joined 36 other organizations from across Canada to work for a healthy and fair food system, and in doing so has been named a Good Food Organization. “We are very excited to have been selected as a Good Food Organization,” says Alyssa Blais, Executive Director of the Agapè Centre. “We have been working hard to create […]

Giving Tuesday

It’s Giving Tuesday – a global day of giving – and we’re celebrating with our many regular volunteers, as well as a few special guests today. The Agapè Centre relies on the community to give their time, food, clothing, and funds. Without this support, we would not be able to continue to serve the many families and individuals in need. […]

It’s easy to be a Hero

The Agapè Centre is thrilled to announce the launch of a new program that invites community groups to help feed those in need by sponsoring, preparing and serving a meal in the soup kitchen: “Hunger Heroes”. Every day, Agapè serves a hearty and nutritious lunch to 150 or more people. For many, it’s their only hot meal of the day. […]

Within These Walls Building Campaign

It’ll be a new home for the Agape Centre, but the busy soup kitchen and food bank in Cornwall isn’t going anywhere. The Centre on Thursday morning officially kicked off its “Within These Walls” building campaign, an aggressive and ambitious fundraising program to raise $1 million for much-needed renovations and repairs at the Fifth Street West site. “The goal is […]

Within These Walls Agapè’s Building Campaign

Please join us Thursday, September 4th from 7am to 8:30am at the Navy Club on 30 Sixth Street East in Cornwall. You are encouraged to bring a friend or two to the breakfast. The cost to attend is $20.00. RSVP is required and can be made to: reception@agapecentre.ca / 613.938.9297 Some are surprised to realize that there is so much […]

Curious Chefs

New program for kids: “Curious Chefs: Cooking Club for Kids”, is based on healthy eating on a budget. The Club will be focusing on the four major food groups, kitchen safety, healthy school snacks and lunches, portion size, food labels,  a grocery store tour and of course, lots of cooking and eating. Children between the ages of 7-11 will be […]