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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Hooping for Hunger – Saturday May 26, 2018

Posted April 23, 2018 by

Hooping for Hunger – Presented by FLOW Hooping for Hunger is a family fun day and hula-hoop-a-thon which aims to raise funds for and increase education around hunger issues both locally and globally. Over the last three years, nearly $30 000 has been raised and distributed to the Chalmers Community Service Centre and The Hunger Project Canada. This year, we […]

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Annual General Meeting

Posted March 21, 2018 by

Dear CCSC Supporter: On Sunday April 8th your presence and participation at the 2018 Annual General Meeting of Chalmers Community Services Centre are deeply appreciated and we hope that you will consider joining us as we review the accomplishments of CCSC in the past year and look forward to our exciting plans for 2018. The […]

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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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Ignatius Farm Launch

Posted February 26, 2018 by

You’re Invited! Please join us at the Upcoming Farm Launch! To celebrate and commence the beginning of another growing season!  This year’s launch will be taking place at Chalmers Community Services Centre.  We are celebrating a decade of donating food to the centre, last year alone we donated 1444 lbs of food! WHERE:  Chalmers Community […]

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What’s Happening at Chalmers West?

Posted February 6, 2018 by

Did you know Chalmers actually has two locations?! We have one location on Macdonell Street, for guests who are needing access to food downtown. And then we’ve got this wonderful thing that happens every Thursday morning on the property of Three Willows Church in the west end of the city. That’s Chalmers West. They offer food […]

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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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Garage Sale in Support of CCSC

Posted January 24, 2018 by

Once again, a garage sale will be held in support of Chalmers Community Service Centre. The garage sale will take place on Saturday, March 17 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and this year it will be at a new location – Centennial CVI. Donations of good quality items may be made between March 12-16 from […]

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United Way City of Guelph Guelph Community Foundation Donate a Car Guelph United Ministries Flow Office Wisdom United Church of Canada Foundation