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Thursday BBq’s At The Compass

Thursday BBq’s At The Compass

I got there about 5 minutes early and a line of about 10 had already formed. As I waited, more people came; some getting off the bus and some arriving on foot. I had taken the bus as well and at one of the stops, two men got on who had obviously been of ‘no fixed...

The Compass

The Compass

Many people think of a compass as an outdated, palm held tool for when you’re lost in the woods. In the physical realm, that’s true. Our technology has advanced to more sophisticated tools for finding one’s way. GPS has replaced the old-fashioned compass and hardly...

The Compass Provides Hope-To-Go

The Compass Provides Hope-To-Go

Hope-To-Go is an exciting Compass program that provides lunches for souls in need of a meal on Tuesdays and Thursdays when The Compass Market is closed. Managed by long-time Compass volunteer, Cathy Hetherman, Hope-To-Go provided 8,000 meals to our south Mississauga...

People Helping People – It’s that Simple

People Helping People – It’s that Simple

We all know The Compass Food Bank & Outreach Centre is a place that helps people.Thinking of that likely makes you think of all the clients that are helped every single month. As the Volunteer Manager at The Compass, I’d like to give you another perspective. For...

Homelessness in South Mississauga

Homelessness in South Mississauga

 For most of us in Mississauga-Lakeshore, experiencing homelessness is an unimaginable situation. Each day, we are able to meet our daily needs of health, security, food, housing and camaraderie, unimpeded. Yet, many people within our region wake in a world in which...

We’ve been honoured!

We’ve been honoured!

The Compass Food Bank is honoured to learn we are included in Charity Intelligence Canada's (Ci)’s Top 10 Canadian Impact Charities of 2021, Top 10 Impact: Canadian Food Banks of 2021, and Top 5 Impact: Toronto Charities of 2021. Inclusion in a Top Impact Charities...

Nani’s Magic Heel Balm

Nani’s Magic Heel Balm

Last winter, Anuja Pereira couldn’t get a pedicure because of COVID lockdown, and the coldweather was wreaking havoc on her dry skin. Her super-resourceful mom decided to whiptogether a foot balm based on a traditional recipe that her own mother, Anuja’s...

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We are a Food Bank & Outreach Centre located in and serving South Mississauga

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The Compass is a registered charity: Charitable Registration Number 86235 2754 RR0001 (registered as The Lakeshore Community Outreach Centre Inc)

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