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Saint Vincent de Paul recognized as a Good Food Organization!!

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Once a year there is a call out for organizations to apply for this designation and our submission, a summary of our efforts (both past and present) to address food security and provide food with dignity within our programs, was successful.

 

To date there are 175 organization in total that have this designation across Canada. This degignation recognizes the Society for all of the hard work that has been done to address food security and dignity for those we support.  It also provides the Society access to online training, grants and opportunities to network with like minded organizations across Canada.  You can find more information about Community Food Centres Canada at the following link:

 

www.cfccanada.ca

 

As part of the Good Food Organization network we have committed to the following principles, which I am sure you will recognize within our current food security and food with dignity efforts:

 

In brief, the Good Food Principles are as follows:

  • Taking action from the individual to the systemic level
  • Believing and investing in the power of good food
  • Creating an environment of respect and community leadership
  • Meeting people where they are at
  • Aiming high for our organization and our community

 

Congratulations to the Society, this is recognition for all the efforts to address food security amongst those we serve!

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