We are OPEN!

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!


Joel Epp
General Manager


Loads Of Love

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We were not short on volunteers which reflects the kindness of our community. In fact, there were so many helping hands that this large container was packed up and ready to roll in a mere 5 hours – which sets a new record!

This container is set to arrive in Ukraine in December.

Altogether we were able to send 420 boxes of dehydrated soup mix from Southwestern Ontario Gleaners, 30 bicycles, 22 wheelchairs, 6 hospital beds, an Arjo machine (which is a mechanical lift), 100 boxes of medical supplies as well as hundreds of boxes/bags of clothes, winter coats, boots & shoes, blankets, school supplies, toys and so much more. 

In total, we sent over 30,000 pounds in supplies! 

These items will be a HUGE blessing to Ed Dickson and all the ministries he supports in Ukraine.

We couldn’t have sent this container without all the donations to Loads of Love as well as all the volunteers who spent many, many hours sorting and preparing.

Thank you to everyone! 


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