Greener Village, Home of the Fredericton Food Bank Recognizes Four
Fredericton, NB – On May 2nd, Steven Murdoch of the Nashwaaksis Y’s Service Club
donated $4,000 to Greener Village Food Bank. The Nashwaaksis Y’s Service Club has
been a long-standing partner of Greener Village and has supported many different
programs and initiatives over the years. We greatly appreciate all that they’ve done!
On May 3rd, representatives from all 3 local credit unions in Fredericton visited Greener
Village to take part in a learning session surrounding our new Meals Made Simple
program. They also were happy to provide a $10,000 award in conjunction with
Concentra’s Empowering Your Community Awards. Greener Village has had a long and
meaningful relationship with these Omista, NBTA, and Progressive Credit Union and
looks forward to helping people through this award.
On May 9th, our Executive Director attended the Top 50 CEO Awards Gala hosted by
Atlantic Business Magazine. It was a wonderful evening filled with great food,
stimulating presentations, and wonderful networking opportunities. As part of the
event, Atlantic Business Magazine made a $5,000 donation to Greener Village. Our
Executive Director, Alex Boyd was thrilled to be able to give a short acceptance speech
thanking the business leaders in attendance for their support of the Greener Village
To close out the month of May, on the 28th Alex Boyd, Executive Director of Greener
Village Food Bank, received a donation of $10,000 from Fredericton Direct Charge CoOp’s 50/50 fundraising program. Fredericton Co-op has been a stalwart supporter of
our work for many years, both in regular food donations and financial support through
their 50/50 program.
We have several new events and programs coming up over the summer months! Stay tuned here and at our facebook page and twitter account for all the details.
June 15th - Plant Based BBQ Fundraiser
We're hosting our first ever plant based BBQ fundraiser. A variety of grilled veggies, skewers, veggie burgers and more. Come on out and try some delicious foods.
Wednesdays Starting July 3rd
Wednesdays from Noon-6pm.
A big thank you to Barker's Point School who came in this week with these donations! We always love seeing schools come in with food drives!
Thank you to the NBTA Credit Union, OMISTA Credit Union, and Progressive Credit Union for the $10,000 award for our Meals Made Simple program! The money was secured through Concentra 's Empowering Your Community award.
The new Meals Made Simple program will educate our clients about food, help them make recipes, and help them budget more effectively for their food.
We would also like to thank local MLA's David Coon and Kris Austin for attending the announcement event.
More information on the award can be found here: https://www.concentra.ca/…/empower…/2019_winners/omista.html
We have four (4) summer employment positions for those with SEED vouchers available through the NB Seed Program. Check out the SEED website for more information
Every 2nd Tuesday we do a lunch meal open to the entire community called Tasty Tuesdays. From 11am - 1pm Chef Yves and his assistants have a variety of dishes available for either eat in or take out (bring your own container please). Everything is by freewill donation with all proceeds going into the programming we do in the Learning Kitchen.
Tuesday, April 16th features Irish Soda Bread, Hamburger Soup, White Bean and Roasted Mushroom Soup (Vegetarian), White Bean Turkey Chili and Amish Oatmeal Pie.
News and updates posted by the staff at Greener Village.