Community rallies around Food Sharing Association following fire

Government, businesses and community organizations are pitching in to collect food and money for the association, following a devastating fire. The Community Food Sharing Association serves 54 food banks across the province.

Andrew Waterman

To the rescue

  • The Community Food Sharing Association is accepting cash donations at
  • VOCM will hold a food drive Saturday, Feb, 2 at Coleman’s Food Centres on Newfoundland Drive in St. John’s and on Centennial Drive in Mount Pearl.
  • N.L. Public Libraries will remove overdue fines in exchange for non-perishable food items from Jan. 31 to Feb. 15 at all participating libraries.
  • Sobeys  and Dominion stores are setting up food donation boxes at various locations.
  • St. John’s-Mount Pearl MP Seamus O’Reagan is encouraging city residents to drop off food donations at his office at 689 Topsail Road between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. today, Jan. 31, and Friday, Feb. 1.
  • The St. John’s Edge is giving away discounted tickets to Thursday’s game against the Halifax Hurricanes in exchange for non-perishable food items. Just bring the item to the door with you.

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