Hawks for Hunger, News (Caledon Minor Hockey Association)

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Nov 02, 2023 | Laura Gagliano | 482 views
Hawks for Hunger
Hawks for Hunger

Hawks Families,

Caledon Minor Hockey Association is proud to run our annual “Hawks for Hunger” food drive this year in conjunction with Caledon Community Services.

Each Team is encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to fill the shelves at The Exchange.

The Goal:  Each team provide approx.. 20 lbs of food per player.

A team with a roster size of 15 will donate 300lbs of food!!!!!

(as roster size varies the team goal will vary)

Rep Teams - November 26th &  HL and Local League - February 4th

 

All donations will be dropped off at Caledon Community Services after their team photos.

Please see below for more information regarding Caledon Community Services.

Both Caledon Community Services and Caledon Minor Hockey thank you in advance for your participation in this initiative.

 

What to donate:  

Canned peas, corn, carrots, mushrooms; Canned chicken, salmon, Spam and ham; Canned fruit; Cooking oils; Baking items - flour, sugar, spices; Crackers; Peanut butter; Jam; Honey; Nutella; Stews, Chilis, Hearty soups with meat; Kids' snacks - granola bars, juice boxes, pudding cups, fruit cups, seeds, non-refrigerated pepperettes; Teas, Coffee; Pouched fruit and veggies for younger children

Unfortunately, we cannot accept Dairy and Meat.

Try to avoid – junk food; glass or cellophane packaging.

Grocery Store Gift Cards are always welcomed.

What is The Exchange?

The Exchange is a community and food connection centre. It's a space where the community comes together through healthy food, wellness activities, and social connections. Here, there is always a seat at the table waiting for you.

·       Experience Fresh and Nutritious Foods

·       Participate in Group Activities

·       Volunteer and Get Involved

The community’s needs have been our focus since 1971. Our vision, mission and values apply to all we do in every CCS program and operation. They guide our conduct with our clients, customers, staff, volunteers and all of our stakeholders.

 

Currently, our greatest needs are jam, honey, Nutella, peanut butter (smooth), canned meat (chicken, ham, corn beef, stew), condiments (ketchup, mustard, BBQ sauce, mayonnaise), shelf-stable milk (almond, evaporated, condensed, powdered), cooking oil, flour, sugar, canned fruit (pineapple, peaches, fruit cocktail), hygiene items (hand soap, shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant), instant coffee, tea, crackers, cookies, family size juice, juice boxes.