Key volunteer Michelle Gabriel dressed up as Santa Clause to hand out gifts to the Soup Kitchen clients at our annual Christmas Party.
Some of you may have heard on the news recently that at the end of March Feed Nova Scotia is closing the Learning Kitchen, a program that helps underemployed individuals develop the skills to work in a commercial kitchen, through cooking meals for local shelters and soup kitchens.
The Learning Kitchen has been the backbone of our roster of food providers for the Soup Kitchen at St George’s. Twenty-three full meals in 2014 were provided by the staff and students at the Learning Kitchen, and nearly every single week they sent at least a portion of the meal — often prepared veggies, desserts, or garlic bread.
This year there are sixteen Saturdays after the end of March when we would have hoped to receive food from the Learning Kitchen. Read more…