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A message from Leigh

Dear friends, Monday, March 16 was my first day as The Stop Community Food Centre’s new Executive Director. Suddenly, the organization that I’ve been part of for over 9 years was called to meet an urgent, unprecedented new demand. That morning, we made the hard but necessary decision to suspend our community programs and focus […]

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Our Safety Procedures

As we provide emergency food services, our first and foremost priority is to protect the health and well-being of all Stop community members, staff, and volunteers. To keep our workplace healthy throughout this period, our staff and volunteers are following stringent precautionary measures such as frequent hand washing, sterilizing our work environments on an hourly […]

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Your questions, answered

From the bottom of our hearts, Thank you to everyone who has reached out to us offering support. These are difficult times, but watching communities take care of each other across the city (and around the world) shows just how strong, resilient, and generous we all truly are. This crisis also shows us how charity […]

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We’re all in this together

Our food system is connected. Every year, hundreds of restaurants, farms, catering companies, and food vendors generously support The Stop. Their margins are incredibly low, but they still give their products and staff time to ensure that everyone has access to good food. So many of us are struggling right now. Servers and cooks are […]

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