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January 25, 2022

Dear volunteers and SWO Gleaners' supporters,

The Southwestern Ontario Gleaners will re-open to volunteers on Monday, Jan. 31st. We are excited to get back at production after a 3 week shutdown.
volunteers must be at least double vaccinated from COVID-19
no formal coffee break (volunteers can bring their own snack and take break on their own)
2 shifts: 8-10am and 10-12Noon
if you are experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms, please do not come
if you have been exposed to anyone who has had these symptoms 48 hours prior to your shift, please do not come
We continue to do all we can to protect our staff, volunteers and community from spreading COVID.
We welcome past volunteers, and always have room for new volunteers! Hope to see you soon!

Sincerely,

Joel Epp
General Manager

COVID-19 POLICY HERE 

2021 Food Distribution Report

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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.

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2021 Food Distribution Report

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:

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