NANAIMO FOODSHARE SOCIETY — Quick View


Registration no.:
887234524 RR 0001
Charity status:
Registered
Effective date of status:
2002-10-04
Designation:
Charitable organization

Reporting period views


Reporting period ending: 2019-06-30

Programs and activities:

Ongoing programs: Programs increasing healthy food access: Summer Lunch/School Meals feeds children in inner city parks during the summer season, when school is out and kids have less access to foods through their usual school programs and works with schools to address hunger in the classroom during the school year. The Good Food Box Program provides participants Good Food Boxes to low income families at no costs. For families that are able to afford a $10 box, the box provides 75 servings of fruit and veggies. BC Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program provides education and coupons for registered low income families to access the farmers market. Farm to School provides All You Can Eat Salad Bar lunches to school age children. The program increases kids eating fresh fruits and veggies and increases student awareness of farming and the food we are eating. Gleaning coordinates teams of volunteers to pick local fruit and veggies surplus to the owners, reducing food waste and redistributing food to those in need. Five Acres Farm/Urban Farms (collaboration with Growing Opportunities Farm Community Coop) engages the community (including people with challenges and disabilities) in agriculture. Programs supporting food skills and local food: Kids Get Cooking classes for kids & youth facilitated cooking classes for up to 10 students with a focus of hands on learning and healthy eating. Classes can be held at schools. No kitchen required. Community Roots School Gardens facilitated outdoor learning at school gardens with a focus of growing food and a teacher resource mentorship and resource development Camera Creating Community is for Seniors who wish to learn video production skills to document their stories of the programs, skills, and their community involvement that are connected to food. Cultivating Abilities Employability Skills Program-a 25 week program in which people who identify as having a disability(diversability) are trained in agricultural, the food industry, and employability skills, and supported in 16 week work placement opportunities Seedy Sunday(collaboration with Nanaimo Community Gardens) -one day community event with attendance over 1000, education workshops about seed saving and growing food, local vendors with information and products related to local food. Foodshare resource center: Community access to information regarding food programs and issues in the community. Referral to community food programs. Access to certified community kitchen. Co

New programs: Everyone at the Table works with people who identify as having a disability where their challenges are in eating healthy and developing personal skills to overcome those barriers. The goal is to build capacity in the diversability community for food leadership and peer supports.


Operations Outside Canada

0 country

Total revenue: $502,814.00


Total expenses: $527,589.00


Compensation

  • Total compensation for all positions
    $309,790.00
  • Full-time employees
    2
  • Part-time employees
    17
  • Professional and consulting fees
    $4,613.00
Compensated full-time positions:
$40,000 to $79,999
2

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