The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SSVP) in Brantford expressed their gratitude for the “We Scare Hunger” drives hosted by local schools at the end of October.
Unfortunately the article inadvertently missed mentioning that some St. John’s College students were also involved in sorting and that St. Peter, St. Pius, & St. Patrick schools were also involved in the fundraising.
This past week, SSVP volunteers went by the encampment sites in the downtown core where individuals who are homeless are sheltering. Hats, gloves, socks, hygiene products, fresh fruit, and other items were distributed to those in need. More than 40 individuals, both men and women, were served. Many of our neighbours are facing the prospect … Continue reading “Visit to the Tent Encampments”