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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...

Volunteer Spotlight – Diane Burgess

Volunteer Spotlight – Diane Burgess

Hi Everyone! It’s time for our volunteer spotlight once again! We are excited to introduce Diane Burgess, both a client and popular volunteer at the Compass. To us, our clients are our friends, our neighbours, and amazing people that we are privileged to assist. We...

Volunteer Spotlight – Cindy Grindley

Volunteer Spotlight – Cindy Grindley

Happy Halloween everyone! It’s time for our volunteer spotlight once again, and this time we’ll be introducing Cindy Grindley. Cindy began volunteering with The Compass in May 2018. Cindy had been considering a few volunteer opportunities to find the one that suited...

A Snapshot of Food Insecurity

A Snapshot of Food Insecurity

The COVID-19 pandemic is a health and human crisis threatening the food security and nutrition of millions of people around the world. As the spread of the novel coronavirus started to take a toll on the hundreds and thousands of people living within the Mississauga...

The Compass Move – Early 2022

The Compass Move – Early 2022

September 17th, 2020  The Compass Move - Early 2022 The Compass Food Bank and Outreach Centre, also known as the Lakeshore Community Outreach Centre Inc., is proud to announce that the Board has approved the lease with Indwell for space at 425 Lakeshore Road...

Staff Spotlight – Trish Trapini

Staff Spotlight – Trish Trapini

Happy September all! The Walk is approaching quickly now, I hope everyone is preparing their routes!     As the third installation of our Spotlight series, we’re going to be focusing on Trish Trapini, the Market Manager here at The Compass.    ...

Looking forward to the most beautiful season!

Looking forward to the most beautiful season!

Can you believe it's September? I love the chill that's in the air some mornings! It's a lovely change after a hot summer. We miss everyone, and look forward to seeing you again. The kids have gone back to school so you'll see us on site again. This email is to share...

Volunteer Spotlight – Emily Love

Volunteer Spotlight – Emily Love

Next up in our Volunteer Spotlight series, we’d like to introduce you to one of our summer student interns, Emily Love. Emily began volunteering with The Compass 3 years ago, when she studied food insecurity as part of her degree in Health Sciences. After seeing the...

Volunteer Spotlight – Earl Driver

Volunteer Spotlight – Earl Driver

Welcome to the first instalment of our Volunteer Spotlight series, where we showcase some of our hardworking Compass volunteers and share a little bit about them.  First up, meet Earl Driver, vice-chair of the board of the directors, a Compass volunteer for over...

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We are a Food Bank & Outreach Centre located in Port Credit Ontario serving South Mississauga

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The Mississauga Food Bank

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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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