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TOGETHER WE CAN FEED THE HUNGRY AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

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ATTEND

Attend and support our fundraising campaigns and events to help strengthen our ability to help feed those in need.

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VOLUNTEER

Volunteer your time with a dedicated team of people who together keep our production facility operating smoothly.

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DONATE

Donate whatever you can. Financial contributions, in-kind services, and products enable us to help others.

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our mission

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Feed The Hungry

Southwestern Ontario Gleaners is a dedicated interdenominational organization that provides FREE dehydrated vegetable mix and dehydrated fruit snacks for distribution to community partners and reputable relief agencies around the world.

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make nutritious food

Unmarketable fruits and vegetables that would ordinarily be disposed of are donated by local growers. Gleaner volunteers carefully prepare the produce to be mechanically cleaned, diced, dried, and packaged as vegetable mix and fruit snacks. 

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Charitable Community

There are many ways to help! Growers can donate produce and receive a tax credit. Organizations can request presentations. Groups, schools, and individuals can volunteer at our facility. Everyone can pray for the gleaners and spread the word.

Distribution Highlights of 2017

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Come and be a part of us...

Southwestern Ontario Gleaners does important work to help alleviate hunger worldwide. We continue to increase our production and outreach every single year.

We are blessed to receive an abundant of support from caring farmers, generous business owners, and financial donations from the public. We are fortunate to have a strong working board of directors, resourceful staff members, and of course, dedicated volunteers, who joyfully walk through the door each morning with smiles on their faces and peace in their hearts.

We feed the equivalent of 7,500 people per day, every day.

The need for our vegetable mix and apple snacks continues to grow and we strive to develop more cost-effective ways to expand our production.

With your support, together we can feed the hungry worldwide and make a difference.

NEWS & PROJECTS

Learn more about our current and upcoming fundraising events and food distrubution projects.

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Thanks to the efforts of volunteers from the Southwestern Ontario Gleaners in Leamington, 250K servings of food is being sent to remote First Nation communities.

Slicing & Dicing Miracles

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For the first time, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, included our soup mix in their North of 60 program. A large shipment went to Gjoa Haven, Nunavut.

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Gjoa Haven, Nunavut

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The Municipality of Leamington presented the Southwestern Ontario Gleaners with the “Service to the Community Award” for 2016.

Community Awards

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As a non-profit organization, the Southwestern Ontario Gleaners exist to help with food relief efforts worldwide.

Food For Relief

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Minister of Public Works and Government Services Diane Finley.

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Phillip

It was a pleasure to learn about what the Gleaners do and I really enjoyed volunteering there. 

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Sara

My high school is located near the Gleaners and I have volunteered there for the past 3 years. I love it.

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Andrew

As a local grower, it gives me a good feeling to know the less than perfect vegetables are used to help people.