UPDATE:   We are very happy and extremely proud to announce the success of our neighbourhood’s 5th annual Holiday Food Drive.   The hard work of many families and the incredible generosity of all residents living in Watercolours resulted in approximately 7,000 lbs of food and toiletries being donated to our local food bank, The Compass.  On behalf of our Lorne Park Watercolours Residents’ Association and on behalf of The Compass Board, staff, volunteers and clients, Thank You for your extremely generous donations.   This food will feeding the most vulnerable people in our community this holiday season.  

A special thanks to those families who volunteered so much of their time in making this happen:  The Amos, Anderson, Arnone, Bain, Banducci, Brady, Cappuccitti, Chen, Chu, Cipriano, Cuzzetto, DaCosta, Danesi, DeFrancesco, De Marco, Donato, Edmonds, Ferren, Fiore, Giacomodonato, Gill, Haider, Hardwick, Hickman, Leone, Linardic, Lishman, Melidoniotis, Nykamp, Ragozzino, Sanchez, Stratakos, Swayze, Velianou families. Thank You! 

If you would like to learn more about The Compass or continue to support your community during these unprecedented times please visit thecompass.ca/donate

 

Our annual Holiday Food & Gift Drive is back!   Over the last 4 years residents of Lorne Park Watercolours have generously donated almost 16,000 lbs of food and gifts in support The Compass.       In 2018, we collected a record 5400 lbs and would love to see us beat it!   Your support and generosity will go a long way to help, especially this year!  

With the help of our team of volunteers, we have planned this years Food and Gift Drive for SUNDAY DECEMBER  6th.

PLEASE LEAVE ALL DONATIONS OUTSIDE YOUR FRONT DOOR ON SUNDAY DECEMBER 6, 2020 NO LATER THAN 10:00AM so our volunteers do not miss picking up your generous items!  Our team of volunteers will pick up your items between 10:00am and 12:00pm.   

The items most in need are:

Non-perishable food Toiletries
  • Instant Coffee
  • Pancake mix & syrup
  • Canned Meat
  • Juice
  • Almond Milk
  • Chili / Stew
  • Jam /Jelly
  • Cereal
  • Salmon / Tuna
  • Peanut Butter
  • Granola / Cereal Bars
  • Crackers
  • Canned fruit
  • Kraft Dinner
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Baby Food & Cereal
  • Toilet Paper
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Feminine Hygiene 
  • Razors
  • Deodorant
Gifts
•  New unwrapped gifts/toys (aged 12-16)   At this time, food donations are preferred.

If you would like to make a monetary donation, please visit their website:   DONATE 

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