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As part of our efforts to end hunger throughout our community, GBF Community Servioces raises awareness by working with our local media partners. GBF works with the media to ensure the inclusion of accurate, up-to-date information about our programs and services.

Press Clippings

The following are highlights of media coverage concerning the GBF’s continued work to end hunger in our community including feature stories and Letters to the Editor. We hope you enjoy reading the latest updates on our services and programs.

'Wasted': How thrift shops are helping your wallet and the environment

For Stacy Elia, that's a win-win situation. Elia is the executive director of the Grimsby Benevolent Fund (GBF), which operates a thrift shop in Grimsby, a small town in the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario. "We invested over $700,000 back into our community because of our social enterprise. I'm amazed…

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Christmas Hamper Program of 2017 - THANK YOU!

As the holiday season wraps up, I want to take a moment to recognize the incredible support and dedication of all those involved in making our Christmas Hamper Program of 2017 such a success. Through the generosity of the businesses, organizations, and individuals in our community, GBF Community Services…

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Food Bank Holiday Schedule

Food Bank Closed Saturday December 9th – Sunday January 7th, 2018. Food Bank re-opens Monday January 8, 2018. For emergency assistance during the holiday season, please call 905-309-5664 Ext. #33

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Opening of a new Reusable Goods Drop-off

Niagara Region, in partnership with Grimsby Benevolent Fund celebrated the opening of a new Reusable Goods Drop-off at the Niagara Road 12 Landfill Site in West Lincoln. Norah-Jean Howard reports.

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Grimsby charities partner up for affordable housing

GRIMSBY — Two Grimsby charities with a goal of helping people overcome poverty are teaming up to put more roofs over the heads of those who need them. On Monday, the Grimsby Benevolent Fund signed off on a $24,000 donation to subsidize rent for four additional affordable housing units in town.…

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Food

The cornerstone of client services at GBF is the provision of healthy nutritional choices. We offer clients the opportunity to shop in a grocery store-like atmosphere using a system based on points. Clients…

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Housing

Upon registering with GBF Community Services, clients will meet with our staff and be welcomed in a caring and respectful environment. Maintaining client confidentiality is a priority with our staff and…

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Health

There are times where individuals will experience a downturn in financial circumstances which cause difficult choices to be made. Often health and wellness related needs are the first to be overlooked…

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Store

Purpose of the Store The store benefits the community in several ways. First, profits directly fund the works of the GBF Community Services Client Services and Food Bank. Second, the store provides low…

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The cornerstone of client services at GBF is the provision…

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Upon registering with GBF Community Services, clients…

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There are times where individuals will experience…

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Purpose of the Store The store benefits the community…

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