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Vince’s Cares – Community Support 2017

Vince’s Market firmly believes that in order for businesses to be strong, communities must be strong. In reciprocating this, it is up to businesses to give back to the communities they exist in.

This being our belief at Vince’s Market, we commit an annual budget of $45,000 to be put back into the community. This comes by way of products, gift cards, or in some special cases monetary donations.

As we come into the holiday season, we wanted to shed some light on Vince’s community engagements this year, and inspire you to help make a difference in your community.

Cedar Centre Open House on Monday, November 27th

The Newmarket-based centre serves more than 200 York Region survivors of trauma, including children who have suffered sexual or physical abuse. After 20 years of being at their current location, they got a “redefine through redesign” facelift. Vince’s Proudly sponsored the $10,000 update and offered its supervisor team as volunteers for the 4 days of the project.

We also sent our supervisor team as volunteers to help with the renovations.

Join us at the Cedar Centre open house on Monday, November 27th to unveil their new look!

Community Meal at Inn from the Cold – Dec. 12th

Inn From the Cold is now known as a hub where guests have access to a range of services to help them move forward in a positive direction and achieve success and fulfillment.

Vince’s Market has participated in past years by sponsoring a Community Meal, and we will continue the tradition this year by sponsoring a community meal on Tuesday December 12th.

Making a Difference:

Inn from the Cold wrote this beautiful message on their Facebook page:

 

Thank you to Vince’s Market for sponsoring our 29th night at Inn From The Cold. Because of your compassion and generosity, our most vulnerable neighbours will receive…

  • A warm and safe place to sleep.
  • 3 nutritious meals (hot dinner and breakfast, and a bagged lunch to take with them).
  • Access to coats, boots, warm socks, and other necessities that will help protect them against the
  • Access to professional counselling services.
  • Access to laundry facilities.
  • Access to shower facilities to maintain basic hygiene and grooming.
  • Employment opportunities through our employment program.
  • Referral to medical and dental services

But most important, you have given them hope.

At Vince’s Market, we believe that every person can make an impact in their community. We already have a few Community Support events scheduled for next year and are looking forward to making an even bigger impact on Newmarket, Sharon, Uxbridge, Tottenham and surrounding communities.

Do you have requests for future community support? Please email us at vincescares@vincesmarket.com

As always, we welcome your questions and feedback. You can leave a comment right here on the site. Or head on over and join in the conversation on Facebook (remember to ‘Like’ the page) and Twitter.  If you haven’t already signed up to receive our weekly news delivered right to your inbox (including the blog, our weekly product feature, signup for our Coterie Program, and our recipe of the week), you will find the signup by clicking here.  Click here to see other healthy tips from Vince’s Power Up Program.

Maria
Community Support Ambassador

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