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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)

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

UPDATE (June 3, 2019):  Thanks to the generosity of volunteers and your donations, this food drive brought in approximately 1000 lbs of food and toiletries!   

UPDATE (December 17,2018): We are thrilled to announce that thanks to an army of 90 volunteers and your generosity, we collected 5400 lbs. of donations for The Compass Food Bank surpassing last year's record of 4000 lbs!! Thank you!

UPDATE:  Thanks to you generosity along with the amazing team of volunteers we collected  4500lbs. of food and gifts!   

We are pleased to announce that as a result of an overwhelming majority vote of 97.3% of the eligible votes, the Motion to Amend Membership Fee has passed.

 

As you may know, a motion to amend the membership fee was put forth at our Annual General Meeting on October 19, 2017, the details of which follow:

UPDATE:  Thank you to our incredible neighbours and volunteers for helping us collect 4000 lbs of food, toiletries and gifts.    Your generosity will go a long way to help families in need.   

We had a great turnout last night at our AGM.   The executive board would like to extend thanks to our special guests Councillor Karen Ras and Peel Regional Police Constable Taryn Hill (11 Division Community Liaison Officer) for presenting at the meeting.  

Membership renewal is due annualy by October 1.  For  $20 per household, per year you will continue to enjoy such benefits as remaining on our email newsletter list, having access to our member only bulletin board, be able to participate in events hosted by the association and vote.

Our Annual General Meeting is being held:

Thursday, October 19, 2017  • 7:30 pm  || St. Luke School Library