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Annual Fundraising Banquet April 20th

Another Successful Event!

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On April 22, 2023, over 350 people attended our annual Spring Fundraising Banquet at the Portuguese Club of Leamington. It was a great evening of dinner, entertainment, silent auction, and live auction. Thank you to all our sponsors, donors, and auction buyers who made the night such a success.

Annual Spring Banquet Raises $90,000

All money raised goes to the cost of producing dehydrated vegetable soup and apple snacks for local and international distribution. Along with the work of our amazing volunteers, financial support from our annual fundraiser allows us to distribute millions of meal servings to those in need.

If you missed the event and wish to make a donation to the SWO Gleaners, you can do so here on the website or by e-transfer to [email protected] or stop in and see us!

A gallery of pictures from our event is available on our home page, courtesy of Gary Glass.

Other Highlights:

Frieda Woelk donated raisin bread that was auctioned off

Quilt for auction

King Size Quilt donated by Martha Wiens


Board Member, Greg Tiessen was the evening’s emcee.

Enjoying the auction!

Auctioneer, Marty Unholzer

350 Guest!


Check out the full Gallery


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Group Outtings

Over the past few months, we have had groups come to help process or pack our product. Group outings are a great way to bring your group together and accomplish very meaningful work. For more information on bringing your group to SWO Gleaners, contact the office: at 519-326-7687 or [email protected]

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Local Distribution

St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank @ St. Michael’s Church – Leamington Kingsville Food Bank – Kingsville Serenity Circle Recovery Farm – Essex Salvation Army – Essex London Food Bank – London Feeding Windsor Essex – Windsor Oakridge Presbyterian – London Oneida Settlement

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