Updated List of Charities and Community Groups Looking for Fruit

We’ve recently added a whole bunch of new charitable organizations and other community groups to our list of places that would love to receive excess fruit.  Here is an updated list, with addresses, for a quick reference. Just click on the name of the charity to go to find out more information about what they do and how you can donate.

  1. Union Gospel Mission – 320 Princess St.
  2. Agape Table Inc. – 175 Colony St.
  3. Teen Challenge Central Canada – 414 Edmonton Street
  4. Forward House Ministries – 407 Chalmers Ave.
  5. Winnipeg Harvest – 1085 Winnipeg Avenue
  6. The Salvation Army Booth Centre – 180 Henry Avenue
  7. Resource Assistance for Youth (RaY) – 125 Sherbrook Street

Spotlight on North Point Douglas Women’s Centre

Yet another organization doing great work that would be happy to receive donations of excess fruit.

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre exists to create opportunities for women to develop their potential and engage fully as citizens of their community. Their vision is a safe, healthy, vibrant community for women and families in which all forms of violence against women are addressed by engaging the community in prevention and care.

Donated fruit would be eaten fresh and used for programming in their community kitchen or cooking programs or given out to women as emergency food.

Contact Information

Street Address

221 Austin Street.

Phone:

(204)947-0321

E-mail:

npdirector@mymts.net

Spotlight on Lighthouse Mission

Lighthouse Mission

Lighthouse Mission feeds between 200-300 homeless and at risk people daily. Their clients typically have no access to any other missions or agencies in the area because of severe addictions or Mental Illness

Donated fruit would be used to prepare meals and food hampers, and processed for future use.

Contact Information

Street Address

669 Main St

Phone:

204-943-9669

Website:

www.lighthousemission.ca

Donations Accepted

Fruit

Rhubarb, Sour cherries (eg. nanking or evans cherries), Crab apples, Big eating/baking apples, Grapes, Berries (eg. strawberries or raspberries), Apricots or Plums

Other Food Items

Canned Fruit Preserves (eg. jam, jelly, sauce, juice, etc.), Frozen Fruit, Home baked products (eg. fruit crisp, pies, breads, etc.).  Other canned goods especially Tuna/Salmon/ Klik.