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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...

The Good Food Box and Healthy Food Accessibility

The Good Food Box and Healthy Food Accessibility

By Amanda Rylott For many low-income community members, maintaining a diet that is rich in fresh foods can be difficult. Processed foods have more calories per dollar than healthy foods, and therefore healthy foods can be out of reach for lower-income families....

Not Just Food: Introduction to New Blog Series

Not Just Food: Introduction to New Blog Series

By Amanda Rylott Welcome to the first blog of a new series The Compass is launching called “Not Just Food.” This series will review the many different programs that are offered by The Compass and giving a closer look as to see why different programs are important to...

$20,500 Donation from Petro-Canada Lubricants

$20,500 Donation from Petro-Canada Lubricants

By Sheryl Darlington When three employees of Petro-Canada Lubricants (PCL) visited The Compass on December 3, we were expecting a small cheque. We were surprised with a cheque for $20,500! We are always happy to see a group from PCL come to volunteer, and we were...

By Charles Sousa I am writing to ask for your continuing support to our 10th Annual Holiday Turkey Drive. To date, our community turkey drive has raised more than $150,000 for The Mississauga Food Bank and The Compass Outreach Centre. Working together we continue to...

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We are a Food Bank & Outreach Centre located in and 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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