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22 West Street South
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Box 743 Orillia, ON L3V 6K7

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Mon. Oct. 06, 2014Conbrada Construction shows the meaning of community by donating $1,500

On October 6th, The Sharing Place received a letter from Sam Brancatella, President of Conbrada Construction Ltd. with a fall fundraising idea: Business Community Challenge "This is a “Business Community Challenge” to all our local businesses especially to the general contracting, building trades, and local building supply industries. The idea is for everyone to pitch in and raise as much money as possible in the next 30 days and to see how many other businesses will match or exceed»»

Category: Announcement

Thu. Jun. 05, 2014Mac & Cheese Marquee Fundraiser a Sold Out Success

The 5th annual Mac & Cheese luncheon marquee fundraiser for The Sharing Place was a tasty and inspirational SOLD OUT success.  A crowd of nearly 300 business and community members enjoyed another gourmet dish and our speaker Joe Roberts – The Skidrow CEO. On May 14, Casino Rama hosted our diners in the elegant Nightingale room and hotel staff provided superb service under the leadership of Lisa Wannamaker (Hotel Sales & Catering Manager).  “Casino Rama Cares” was»»

Category: Events

Wed. Mar. 19, 2014We are Honoured

The Sharing Place food bank is honoured to be one recipient of the W. Scott and Jean Tudhope Endowment Fund. "On Wednesday, Tudhope and his wife, Jean, donated nearly $38,000 to 11 charities through an endowment fund with the Community Foundation of Orillia and Area. It was the first time the Tudhopes have granted from their fund." Read the full Tudhope annoucementread»»

Category: Announcement

Wed. Mar. 19, 2014Thank You to the Harris'

We would like to extend a very special thank you to our major gift donors Ron & Carolyn Harris! We can't help our community without people like you. Sharing Place Staff &»»

Category: General, Announcement

Thu. Feb. 13, 2014Right on Target!

Since opening in Orillia last March, Target Canada has demonstrated a strong commitment to our food bank.  We have received an incredible 25,455 pounds of perishable and non-perishable foods to support our emergency food assistance, Kids Zone Brown Bag lunch snacks and Christmas Hamper programs.  Michael Taylor (Operations Manager) is pictured with External Logistics team members Amanda (L) and Kris (R), Cora was unavailable at the time.   Thank you!read»»

Category: General

Tue. Dec. 31, 2013Orillia foundation hands out $17,000 in grants to local charities

The Sharing Place is grateful for the $1000 award for our Christmas hamper program from the Community Foundation of Orillia and Area. Over 600 hampers were distributed to people in need within our community to promote dignity, inclusiveness and a traditional family get»»

Category: Announcement

Tue. Dec. 31, 2013Thank You Michael Craig

Peter Brown, current treasurer of The Sharing Place food bank, congratulates Michael Craig (L) for his years of volunteer service as past»»

Category: General
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