519 Community Collective gifted a large donation and permanent kitchen space

By providing food, the 519 Community Pantries have filled a void left by uncaring economic and political systems. Photo courtesy of the 519 Community Pantries.
Dan Kellar - CKMS - KitchenerON | 06-06-2021
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Host: Trish Holmes

The 519 Community Collective has been gifted $15,000 worth of a fridge and freezer from Shopify.

In addition, the Collective has been invited to set up kitchen at the Immanuel Pentecostal Church, giving them a dedicated work space, storage facilities, and out of Julie Savatsky's kitchen.

In this edition of CKMS News, Julie Sawatsky of the 519 Community Collective and Pastor David Wilkinson of Immanuel Pentecostal Church talk about the donation and space.

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