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Family Market shares $4500 with the community

January 28, 2015   ·   0 Comments

The Family Market at the Church of the Evangelists (Anglican) in Tottenham distributed $4500 in cheque to local not-for-profit groups last week.
Receiving donations were: Phil Apperly – Warden, Church of the Evangelists; Maggie Miller – Tottenham Public School, Eat Well to Excel Program; Amber Stevens – Simcoe Manor – Christmas gifts for residents; Marg Barber – Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation – Cardiac Monitors; Marv Chantler – Mathews House Hospice; Lori Whittmore – New Tecumseth Public Library for Pam Kirkpatrick Branch; Pauline Apperly – Christmas Baskets and the Our Town Foodbank; Angela Boyle – My Sisters Place; Gary Brown – Royal Canadian Legion Tottenham Branch – Veterans assistance as well as Plan Canada.
The Family Market/Church, located at 99 Queen Street North in Tottenham, is currently hosting a Pasta Drive for the Phillipines. Any pasta would be welcome as well as monetary donations for powdered milk.
The Family Market is open Saturday mornings from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and the last Thursday of each month from noon until 1:30 p.m. during Soup and Sandwich luncheons.

By Wendy Gabrek

Angela Boyle of My Sister’s Place, the local women and children’s shelter, accepts an additional gift of mittens and hats for shelter residents. Many of the items were hand-made by church members and supporters of The Family Market. Pictured, from left: Angela Boyle, The Snowman with the hats, mitts and coats, Rev Naomim Miller, Cheryl Ritchie, Maggie Miller.

Marg Barber, Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation director, accepts the largest one-time donation in The Family Market’s history – a cheque for a $1000. Marg, centre, is pictured here with Church of the Evangelists priest Naomi Miller (right) and The Family Market representative/volunteer Cheryl Ritchie.

Marg Barber, Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation director, accepts the largest one-time donation in The Family Market’s history – a cheque for a $1000. Marg, centre, is pictured here with Church of the Evangelists priest Naomi Miller (right) and The Family Market representative/volunteer Cheryl Ritchie.

         


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