Africa Centre gathering food for new hamper program

On one of Odeth Thompson’s first shifts as a food hamper volunteer at the Africa Centre, she said she could hear the desperation in the voice of a caller who wanted to use the centre’s new food security program.

Thompson assured this caller, a young pregnant woman who, along with her husband, were new immigrants to Canada, that they didn’t need to worry about driving themselves to the centre to pick up a hamper of groceries, and that the hamper could be delivered to them directly.

“The relief she gave off … it was as if I brought Christmas early,” Thompson said this week in an…

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