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Saturday, July 13, 2024
Newark Neighbours asks for help finding a new home

Niagara-on-the-Lake's Newark Neighbours has outgrown its location on John Street and is seeking help from people in the community who might have ideas for where the agency can move.

The food bank and thrift shop has put together a requirement wish list that outlines its needs, including at least 2,000 square feet of space.

A central location is ideal, with ground-floor accessibility that affords privacy for food bank clients, Newark Neighbours chair Cindy Grant said in an email to The Lake Report.

The organization is the only food bank supporting Niagara-on-the-Lake and gives out about 50 baskets of food every month. Clients are allowed to visit twice a month.

Grant says there is a growing demand and unmet need for food and hopes the new location, with more space, will help Newark Neighbours keep up with the demand.

The thrift store offers a wide variety of gently used items and 100 per cent of sale proceeds go to the food bank.

Anyone who can help should contact Grant at newarkneighbours1@gmail.com or by phone at 905-468-3519.

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