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Hunger Awareness Week

This year Hunger Awareness Week is taking place from May 5-9, 2014.  We hope you will join us to increase awareness of the issue of hunger and the important work of food banks across Canada. The theme for this year’s Hunger Awareness Week campaign is “Give Hunger a Voice.” We want to break the silence surrounding hunger in Canada and […]

The Agapè Centre receives $4,000 from Tree Canada

The Agapè Centre is the recipient of a Tree Canada grant to purchase and maintain fruit trees. Supported by Loblaw, Silk, and TELUS, Edible Trees provides grants of up to $4,000 to municipalities, schools, and community gardens to purchase, plant, and maintain fruit and nut trees. “Fruit and nut trees do more than just clean the air and beautify our neighbourhoods,” said […]

Collecting on children’s behalf – way to go Curves!

Curves Cornwall collected over 40 toys and 3 full family christmas baskets (value $600.00) for the Christmas Distribution Basket program held on December 19th, where over 1200 families will receive a christmas basket this year. In the picture from left to right: Valerie Chayer, Curves Manager, Suzanne Potvin, Curves Staff Member, Tiffany Martin, Curves Staff Member and Alyssa Blais, Executive Director of […]

Rotary Club of Cornwall Sunrise & Staples donates to the Agapè Centre.

A gift card worth $1000 was presented to the Agapè Centre to help provide school supplies to help support individuals that need a hand-up!  These were funds raised during August and early September by the staff at Staples with the help of the Rotary Club of Cornwall Sunrise. We want to thank the Rotary Club of Cornwall Sunrise and Staples Cornwall […]

The 2014 WALK is on February 22, 2014.

The Coldest Night of the Year is a non-competitive 5- and 10-km winter-walk fundraiser supporting select Canadian charities that serve the hungry, homeless and hurting in cities and communities across Canada. Held on Saturday, February 22, 2014, the walk provides participants the opportunity to experience a hint of the challenges faced by those experiencing homelessness by walking for a few hours during […]

Great Hit to Start Out Hunger Awareness Week!

14 amateur boxers duked it out in the ring on Saturday, May 04th for Agapè’s Amateur Boxing Fundraiser. This high energy fundraiser proved itself again with an excellent turnout of over 120 people. Cornwall’s own Tony Luis, Quebec Boxing Council Lightweight Champion provided commentary along with Scott Rogers and Councillor Dave Murphy was a fabulous Emcee. This hard hitting charity […]

Hunger Awareness Week: May 06-10 Give it Up…for Hunger

For Hunger Awareness Week – Residents are asked to Give it Up…for Hunger to better understand the challenges of people living with hunger. Hunger is a complex issue with many root causes and in a country as prosperous as Canada; it’s shocking to see so many struggle to get enough food.   Over 1,000 individuals turn to the Agapè Centre for […]

Community Dances the Night Away at ANAF Club

Incredible night at the Army Navy & Air Force Club with the Agapè team! We raised over $3000 on our spaghetti dinner and local country music sensation Switchgear! Thank you to all those who supported this event. It was a fantastic night of eating and dancing. All proceeds go to families hurt by hunger.

Any time’s a good time for Country Music!

Mark your calendars for Agapè’s Spaghetti Dinner & Country Dancing Fundraiser held on February 22nd from 4:30pm to midnight! The Agapè Centre will be stompin their feet to SWITCHGEAR and eating delicious spaghetti at that Army Navy Club. Now’s your chance to help families hurt by hunger by attending this event. Trust us when we say, this is not to […]

Agapè Centre receives $150,000 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation

Cornwall, Ontario – The Agapè Centre has a brighter future, thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. MPP for Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry, Jim McDonell joined OTF’s representative Tracey Beauregard in congratulating the Agapè Centre at the announcement ceremony. “I am very pleased that through this grant the Ontario Trillium Foundation is supporting the Agapè Centre’s mission, and they […]