Community Product Initiative

Community Product: New Schedule Coming Soon!

Progress Report:

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Grand Total Raised in 2019: $15,067.39

Grand Total Raised in 2018: $25,164.43

Recipient Organizations for 2019:

Newmarket – Community Living Central York

Founded in 1954, Community Living Central York provides a friend, a job, and a home to adults in our community with an intellectual disability. CLCY’s support and care is lifelong – for as long as it is needed.

Our Vision: A community where everyone belongs.

Our Mission: Enable people with an intellectual disability to achieve their fullest potential.

CLCY supports approximately 400 individuals each year. Services include, day support programs, employment strategies and job placement, supported group living, supported independent living, associate/foster family care, and respite support.

Plans are underway to move into a new, larger home on Penrose Avenue in Newmarket – one that will reduce the wait list and greatly increase programming capacity.

For more information, please visit:

We look forward to supporting Community Living Central York with our Community Product Initiative fundraising for 2019!

Sharon – Holland Landing Food Pantry

Holland Landing Food Pantry prides itself in the philosophy of giving a hand up, not a hand out. It is the only in-library, pop-up food pantry in York Region, located at the East Gwillimbury Public Library, Holland Landing Branch.

Assisting families and individuals with food security issues, this essential service provides access to food without the barrier of transportation – and the costs associated with travelling to a food pantry in another community.

Community members and business partners, like Vince’s, make donations that stay local and support marginalized individuals.  Volunteers are also key to their ability to support the large number of clients they serve monthly.

The organization takes a holistic approach to wellness, which includes literacy, employment assistance, housing, and social services referrals.

For more information, please contact

We look forward to supporting the Holland Landing Food Pantry with our Community Product Initiative fundraising for 2019!

Tottenham – Matthews House Hospice

Founded in 2003, Matthews House Hospice is a 10-bed Centre of Excellence in Alliston that shoulders the stress and anguish of caregiving – allowing families to focus on their loved ones. This dedicated team of professionals and volunteers walks with them throughout their journey of illness and grief.

MHH provides residential, round-the-clock services, along with in-home care – allowing individuals suffering from illness to remain in comfortable, familiar surroundings. Matthews House Hospice also offers bereavement support and wellness programs, as well as support for caregivers. You’re not alone…

Visit for more information.

We look forward to supporting Matthews House Hospice with our Community Product Initiative fundraising for 2019!

Uxbridge – Uxbridge Loaves and Fishes Food Bank

Established in 1989 by Uxbridge residents Bob and Dorothy Enkel, the Uxbridge Loaves & Fishes Food Bank is a charitable, non-profit organization that puts food on the tables of approximately 80 to 100 families each month. They serve individuals, couples and families from all walks of life, as well as people on disability and seniors with limited resources.

The organization is led by a volunteer Board of Directors and relies on the dedication of more than 30 volunteers. The Food Bank receives rotating monthly donations of non-perishable and fresh food items from local churches, and benefits from the generosity of individuals, the local business community, and service clubs.

Located at St. Andrew’s Chalmers Presbyterian Church, Loaves & Fishes is open every Wednesday from 1-4 p.m.

For more information, please visit:

We look forward to supporting Uxbridge Loaves & Fishes Food Bank with our Community Product Initiative fundraising for 2019!

Vince’s Market would like to kindly thank Metroland Media Group for their support of The Community Product Initiative by providing complimentary space in the East Gwillimbury Express, Newmarket Era Banner, Uxbridge Times Journal, and Alliston Herald to promote the item of the week. Thank you for your commitment to the community!

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