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Posted June 28, 2018 by

This is the time of year when southern Ontario comes alive with vegetables, fruit and herbs. Chalmers guests have always received as much produce as we can afford to buy and we are now beginning to add to our regular purchases with donations we receive from farms, community gardens and individual garden plots. Harcourt United […]

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Food for Thought

Posted March 16, 2018 by

Since Chalmers Community Services Centre began operating in 1997 its primary purpose has been based on helping provide those in need with food. Part of our mission statement includes the line “food security for all”. And yet in the city of Guelph approximately 17%, of people live with food insecurity according to the recent Vital […]

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Five ways to make a difference

Posted February 6, 2018 by

2018 promises to be a year of opportunity and challenge for Chalmers Community Services Centre. Early indications are that we will see at least a 25% increase in guest visits, many of whom will be families with young children. Our food budget (over 50% of our total expense budget) will inevitably be stretched this year […]

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