The Agapè Centre wants the community to start donating their pennies to help keep area children warm this winter. Each penny raised will go towards the snowsuit fund to purchase snowsuits for children. “We want to collect as many pennies as possible and this is the first year that the Agapè Centre is holding a penny drive. Anyone can donate […]
In recent years, the Children’s Christmas Fund has joined hands with the Agape Centre to formulate a common list for distribution of food vouchers and food baskets. Since 1993, the Children’s Christmas Fund and the Agape Centre have been involved in distributing food and toys to needy families. “Distribution of food remains a priority for service club members,” said Morgan. The […]
The Agapè Centre purchases 500 snowsuits a year to give to children in need. No matter what you are able to give, each and every dollar counts right now. We must continue to ensure that no child is left out in the cold. To do that, we rely entirely on donations to fund the program. The staff & volunteers at […]
Every year, we receive over 500 snowsuit requests for kids up to the age of 16 & that’s a lot of cold kids. The need is real & present. Please help kids of less fortunate families in Cornwall have one very basic necessity: warmth during our bitter winter. I can’t express how grateful I am to receive 3 snowsuits for […]
The Agapè Centre’s Second Annual 5KM ChiliRun Walk has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may have caused. Stay tuned for other events!!!!!!
On September 28th, the Agapè Centre will be swaying to the transcended notes of jazz at our fourth annual Wine, Dine and All that Jazz Festival. This signature fundraising event consists of YOU and other Agapè supporters enjoying live jazz and dance. All monies raised will support our local food bank which is a tangible resource for Cornwall families in […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
Join us in celebrating the second season of the Agapè Centre’s “Weeding Out Hunger” Garden. Enjoy a fresh buffet dinner and live auction. All proceeds will be used for next year’s garden. We are proud to say that Thousands of people were served fresh produce in our Soup Kitchen and Food Bank due to the success of our garden last […]