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Grow a Row for Meals on Wheels

Do you enjoy growing your own vegetables? Why not consider planting an extra row for Meals on Wheels! Having our very own Tender Loving Care Kitchen means we can accept local, fresh food donations for our Meals on Wheels and Community Dining programs. Grow a Row encourages local gardeners to donate a portion of their homegrown vegetables to our kitchen, allowing us to offer a variety of local, nutrient-filled ingredients on the menu for our clients, while keeping costs down. For more information about Grow a Row, please click here to visit our new Food Donations page on CSC's website or call 519-772-8787 and ask for a member of the Meals on Wheels Team.

Passion for Shopping? How You Can Help

Jim is a volunteer shopper who has been matched with soon to be 80-year-old Joyce for over a year. Jim picks Joyce up once every two weeks to take her to the grocery store and is there to help until she's ready to head back home. 

"He is such a nice gentleman, and so helpful," she says. "He is excellent."

Because of volunteers like Jim, Joyce is able to live at home with independence and dignity. Joyce is so grateful to Jim and the responsive services at CSC that help her get to the important places she needs to be. 

"CSC is one of the best organizations you can get involved with," Joyce says. 

Shopping is our Feature Volunteer Opportunity for May with flexible time commitments to suit a variety of schedules! Escorted shopping volunteers drive clients to and from the grocery store, help pick up items and can help put groceries away once back at the client's home. List shopping volunteers pick a list up from the client's home, purchase the items, take them to the client's home and may also help put the groceries away.

Apply online at http://communitysupportconnections.org/volunteer/ or call our office at 519-772-8787 and ask to speak to a member of the Volunteer Team.

Thank You TD Canada Trust and Farrow Group

Thank you to the teams at TD Canada Trust and Farrow Group for volunteering in our Tender Loving Care Kitchen last month! TD Canada Trust peeled and chopped fresh ingredients like potatoes, onions and broccoli on April 11. Farrow Group joined us on April 15 to help prepare potatoes used to make delicious home fries. 

You can bring your team for a fun day while helping others - want to learn more about CSC's group volunteer opportunities? Click here.

Upcoming Volunteer Training

Office and telephone reassurance volunteers are invited to join us for a networking and refresher training session.

In Breslau
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 12:30pm-2:30pm
Location: Strassburger Room, CSC's Breslau Office, 61 Woolwich St. N., Breslau, Ontario, N0B 1M0.

Please feel free to bring a friend to your session! Light refreshments will be provided. If you have any questions or if you would like to RSVP, please call 519-772-8787 and ask for Ann at ext. 205 or email annr@cscmow.org.

Tacofest Tickets Reminder

Tickets for Tacofest, presented by MTE, will be available online at 12pm noon on Cinco de Mayo, May 5, through tacofest.ca. Last year tickets sold out in seconds, so we recommend having your information entered and ready to submit as soon as tickets go live. Good luck, Tacofesters!

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor MTE Consultants Inc., Transportation Sponsor Heffner Toyota and Green Sponsor Your Neighbourhood Credit Union. And a huge thank you goes out to Tacofest's vendors and supporters for making this event possible, helping the clients of Community Support Connections - Meals on Wheels and More. Be sure to check out our Ticket Sales Event on Facebook or click here to follow Tacofest on Twitter.  
Photo Credit: Sylvia Pond Photography 

You Can Still Register to Golf!

It's almost time to hit the greens and swing those clubs. On Tuesday, May 17, twelve years of history will be combined with a unique and modern day event as our Drive to Deliver Golf Tournament merges with Golf Social! Components of both tournaments have been combined adding more challenges, more networking opportunities and more lasting memories than ever before. 

It's not too late to register your golfer foursome in support of CSC's Meal Subsidy program. Click here to register online, call 519-772-8787 and ask for Lauren at ext. 224 or email laurenf@cscmow.org to reserve your spot. You can also download our 2016 Golfer Brochure. Don't forget there are prizes for best cart design, costume and more. Click here to stay tuned on Twitter or click here to check out our Facebook page. We hope to see you there!

CSC's Offices Closed May 23

CSC's offices will be closed on Monday, May 23 for Victoria Day and will reopen Tuesday, May 24. Happy Victoria Day!

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Our mailing address is:
61 Woolwich Street N
PO Box 29
Breslau, ON
N0B 1M0

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