Come fill your Emotional Wellness cup

By Sharon Anderson and Cleopatra Myers, Emotional Wellness Peer Support Group Facilitators. Living in poverty is isolating, and without opportunities to learn from and connect with others, our health conditions can worsen. One year ago, we launched the Emotional Wellness Peer Support Group at The Stop’s 1884 Davenport location. The program was created to build upon The […]

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The best foods for your summer food drive

Summer is a difficult season for families living in poverty. Children no longer have the option to eat in school breakfast and lunch programs, and parents often struggle to fill the groceries gap. Unfortunately, donations to local food banks also tend to drop off significantly when the weather gets warmer. If you’d like to help […]

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Local food, local connections

Happy Local Food Week! From June 3-9, The Stop is celebrating farmers and the good food that’s grown, produced, and processed in Ontario. The Stop’s Farmers’ Market is one of our many programs that shares Ontario-grown food with our community, while acting as an important source of year-round income for local farmers. The market also […]

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