›› Mila Czemerys

The Gift of Good Food annual fundraiser kicks off again this year Monday, November 15th until ­midnight December 31st, 2021. The Gift of Good Food raises funds to support local families in need across the Capital Regional District with fresh produce every two weeks for an entire year. As we continue to ­navigate the Covid-19 pandemic, your help is needed to ­support our neighbours who are ­facing food ­insecurity through these ­difficult times.

The Good Food Box is Fernwood NRG’s food distribution program and ­supplies fresh bags of produce to Gift of Good Food recipients. The Gift of Good Food ­partners with over 15 community-based ­organizations across the Capital Regional District so we can directly support people in need at the neighbourhood level.

You can get involved by donating online at thegiftofgoodfood.ca/donate through November 15th to December 31st, 2021. Start a Fundraising Team with friends, family, or co-workers and reach a goal that supports families in your neighbourhood. Register your team online at fernwoodnrg.­ca/fundraising-teams-ggf-2021.

Do you own a business and want to choose a local fundraiser to support? Choose The Gift of Good Food as your charity of the month where a portion of your sales will directly support families in your community to access fresh food for a year. If you would like to get involved, but are unsure how, email mila@­fernwoodnrg.­ca and we’ll work together to find a way for you to support.

Stay tuned for more info and check out @­fernwoodnrg for updates.


Photo caption: Orca Books Publishers was one of our amazing fundraising teams last year for the Gift of Good Food. Photo courtesy of Orca Book Publishers.