Recognizing that the COVID-19 practical experience is possible to hit hungry and precariously housed folks and families particularly difficult, many neighborhood corporations have stepped up to aid those people with require of a sizzling, healthy lunch.
Starting up Friday, March 27, 2020, a free ‘take away’ lunch will be served every single working day from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bridge Street United Church, 60 Bridge Avenue, East, compliments of Bridge Avenue United Church, the Enrichment Centre for Mental Wellbeing, and the Neighborhood Advancement Council of Quinte. Lunch involves soup, sandwich, clean fruit, and a snack.
Sandie Sidsworth, Government Director of the Enrichment Centre for Mental Wellness, acknowledges the camaraderie and cooperation required to make this meal take place: “We are so delighted that we can get the job done with the CDC and guide Bridge Avenue United Church with this approach – partnerships are important at this time to assure we can care for as quite a few folks as doable.”
Rev. David King, Bridge Street Church’s Direct Minister notes the congregation is fully commited to be a excellent neighbour in whichever way it can. “I’m delighted with the impetus and technique that’s remaining taken. We certainly are all in this alongside one another!”
“CDC Quinte has constantly been committed to executing what we can, when we can, how we can in our group, remarked Ruth Ingersoll, Govt Director of the Group Improvement Council of Quinte. “Working together to deliver every day lunches builds on present partnerships to support the community.”
In addition to the each day lunch at Bridge Road Church, coffee and a sandwich is obtainable at Gleaners Group Foods Bank from 9am – 12pm, Monday to Friday, and a takeout supper is served 7 times a 7 days from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at the Salvation Military on Pinnacle Road.
(Bridge Street United Church Press Release)