The Southwestern Ontario Gleaners recently held its second annual Food for All Community Luncheon at the Roma Club. On September 20th, 350 people enjoyed a delicious pasta lunch to support the work of the Southwestern Ontario Gleaners. The SWO Gleaners is a charitable organization in Leamington that takes unmarketable local produce and turns it into a dehydrated soup mix. This
The Southwestern Ontario Gleaners recently held an Open House and BBQ to celebrate their 10th Anniversary. Thanks to amazing volunteers and donors, the SWO Gleaners has progressively increased their production and expects to distribute close to 5 million servings of dried soup mix and apple snacks this year alone. Over the years, close to 24 million servings of nutritious soup
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] Other groups that have come over the past few months
April, 2023: 686,400 servings of vegetable soup mix donated to Loads of Love for Ukraine. Thank you to Loads of Love and Canadian Food for Children for your partnership in distributing our soup mix around the world. May, 2023: 700,000 servings of vegetable soup mix donated to Canadian Food for Children for Africa.
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
Join us on April 22nd, 2023 for our Annual Fundraiser at Leamington’s Portuguese Club, located at 217 Talbot St. W. Tickets are $75.00 (tables of 8-10 people). Cash bar Live & Silent Auction Letter of Invitation: Thank you for your continued support of the Southwestern Ontario Gleaners! We humbly reach out to you to ask for your support for our
The SWO Gleaners Fundraising Dinner and Auction was held on Aug. 27th at the Portuguese Club in Leamington. Thank you to all involved! Thank you to all who attended, donated items for our auctions, and donated money for the organization. The event was a huge success, as we netted over $60,000! All money raised goes to the cost of producing
Tina Quiring is the heart and soul of our organization. She is the original visionary of the SWO Gleaners and has been hard at work ever since! 10 years ago, in 2012 the SWO Gleaners was incorporated. Tina was instrumental in the beginnings of the organization and has served on the Board of Directors for three terms. She continues to
Food for All Community Lunch On May 24th, over 425 people attended and enjoyed a pasta lunch at the Roma Club in Leamington. It was the SWO Gleaners’ first fundraiser since the pandemic began, and it was a great success! Thanks to sponsorships and donations, over $30,000 was raised to go toward increased production of our soup mix for Ukraine.