Ottawa's Black community pulls together to help those hit by COVID-19 | CBC News

Joyce Quist-Therson’s COVID-19 relief package came after months of stretching her pension cheque to cover her groceries.

“It was really God-sent,” she said of the package from the African-Canadian Association of Ottawa (ACAO).

The ACAO box includes staples like rice, pasta, potatoes and cooking oil, some of which Quist-Therson said have lasted more than a month so far.

Quist-Therson lost her part-time job in March and has been reluctant to go from store to store, hunting for bargains….

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