There’s still time to support Owen Sound Hunger and Relief Effort’s annual fundraising walk Friday afternoon, then tour a new food-sharing hub downtown. OSHaRE gives free meals to hundreds of people twice a day, six days a week in downtown Owen Sound. It aims to raise about $350,000 every year, said Colleen Trask-Seaman, the charitable […]
Local demand for food aid has never been so great, the Owen Sound Salvation Army food bank co-ordinator said Friday. In a week when owners of Kelseys restaurant donated about 1,100 pounds of frozen meat to the food bank after a fire Tuesday, Alice Wannan said that food will be “hugely impactful for the next […]
Kelseys restaurant franchise owners in Owen Sound donated food spared by Tuesday’s fire to the Salvation Army. The donation was noted in a Facebook post by Alice Wannan, co-ordinator of Owen Sound Family Services and the food bank at the Salvation Army, the day of the fire. “In the midst of tragedy ….30 employees who […]
The closing of the Salvation Army’s only London thrift store will be a huge blow to the east-end community, especially for residents who rely on the charity for everyday items, staff and patrons say.
The Wingham Salvation Army has expressed the need for donations, after seeing a steep increase in need for services.
Better access to free, fresh produce for people in need will begin this summer, when Grey Bruce Food Share opens in downtown Owen Sound. The charitable group OSHaRE converted its dining hall — which closed due to COVID-19 health restrictions and remains closed — into a food storage and sorting centre for corporate food donations […]
Peanut Butter Jam is returning to the stage Dec. 18 at Heartwood Hall in downtown Owen Sound. It’s the 20th anniversary of the fundraiser for the Salvation Army, which in 2002 put out a call for peanut butter. Local musician Kevin Dandeno figured musicians know how to jam and so began the Peanut Butter Jam […]
The Salvation Army in Owen Sound doesn’t send out brown paper bags to fill anymore but its Thanksgiving Food drive is still its most significant food drive of the year. People continue to donate food, left in grocery store bins, which are emptied twice daily this time of year. Meanwhile, homelessness and high prices are […]
No one wants to hear about going back to school in the beginning of August.
The centre provides resources including showers and laundry services, and food and clothing
The Stratford Perth Humane Society (SPHS) is expanding their crucial Pet Pantry program to Listowel.
The former owners of a longtime local sporting goods store in Owen Sound have donated apparel and equipment estimated to be worth tens of thousands of dollars to the Salvation Army. Janice and Brian Warrilow operated Garb and Gear for nearly four decades before closing the store earlier this spring. The store first opened in […]
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