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 safety of our clients and volunteers. We have had some […]


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 Service of Comfort and Hope — Glenbrook Presbyterian Church Date/Time: Mon., Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. […]


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 Tovey’s wishes. This year, we received an extremely generous donation […]

Blog Photo May 13

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 donations are greatly appreciated, as they help with ensuring […]