Through our distribution partners, dehydrated vegetable mix and apple snacks are shipped to food agencies around the world. We are grateful that surplus produce from Southwestern Ontario can be used to aid people both locally and internationally.
List of Distribution Partners, amount donated from SWO Gleaners and location of shipments:
Canadian Food for Children – 882,000 servings to Central America and Africa (various countries)
Loads of Love – 648,000 servings to Liberia, Rwanda and Ukraine
Speroway – 625,000 servings to Central America (various countries)
Regional Food Distribution Association – 32,000 servings to Northern Ontario and Saskatchewan
St. Michael’s Church – 13,460 servings to Leamington
Kingsville Food Bank – 9,340 servings to Kingsville
Knox Soup Cellar & Pantry – 6,760 servings to Wallaceburg
Harrow Food Bank – 4,000 servings to Harrow
Street Help – 2,000 servings to Windsor
In total, year to date as of Nov. 1st, 2,305,000 servings of vegetable mix and apple snacks have been distributed.
We are projected to surpass the 3 million mark by year’s end.