THE COMPASS BLOG

THE COMPASS BLOG

A Message from our Board

To our Clients, Volunteers, Churches, Donors and Friends: We miss you all. Things have changed a lot since our 2018 Annual General Meeting held in April 2019. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Compass has had to reorganize our Market operations to ensure the...

People at The Compass: an interview with Tamara Taylor

People at The Compass: an interview with Tamara Taylor

We at The Compass believe people are the most important asset and we'd like to share some stories of people at The Compass to give the public a peek of what we do here. On March 6th, our blogger Xinli Wang met with one of the regular volunteers Tamara Taylor and heard...

Christmas is coming!

Christmas is coming!

  Photo by freestocks.org on Unsplash The Compass wants to thank everyone for your continuous support throughout the whole year. Below is a list of Christmas celebrations in the neighborhood. Bring your loved ones and join us! Quiet Christmas: A...

Walk the Walk for The Compass 2019

Walk the Walk for The Compass 2019

By Xinli Wang It was a beautiful sunny day on September 21. More than one hundred and eighty participants and The Compass volunteers gathered together. Everyone was here to support a great cause that The Compass has been doing over the past fifteen years: to provide...

Community Impact: Summer Camps

Community Impact: Summer Camps

By Emily Love In the past, supporting churches have given The Compass some weeks for sending children to summer camp, and The Compass has also partnered with the Lakeshore Community Corridor Team (LCCT) to help send children to camp in keeping with the late Jim...

Spring and Summer Shortages

Spring and Summer Shortages

By Amanda Rylott From November to April, thanks to the holiday spirit and the generosity of donors, Compass receives an influx of donations. This is a common occurrence with many local food banks, as the community finds ways to give back during the cold weather. These...

The Importance of Community Connections

The Importance of Community Connections

By Amanda Rylott For the past few years, The Compass’ hard-working volunteers have been using old laptop computers at The Compass. These computers were second-hand when The Compass acquired them and had reached the end of their life, becoming a disruption....

Not Just Food: Availability vs. Accessibility

Not Just Food: Availability vs. Accessibility

By: Amanda Rylott What is your grocery shopping routine? How long does it take you to get to a grocery store? Which grocery stores do you tend to go to? Imagine that the only places to buy food in your area are convenience stores and that you do not have access to a...

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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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