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Number of hungry kids triples this year at Nanaimo secondary school

Number of hungry kids triples this year at Nanaimo secondary school

“The north end of Nanaimo used to be an affluent area but that’s changed a bit.  We see a lot of families moving in here from Vancouver and the mainland...

2018/2019

Eastside school needs funds to help feed kids

Eastside school needs funds to help feed kids

Sometimes it’s the parents who admit they aren’t keeping a safe distance from hunger. But mostly it’s the children who tell the tale, says Vanessa Mani, the Enhanced Services worker...

2018/2019

Kids at needy Duncan school “living in hopelessness”

Kids at needy Duncan school “living in hopelessness”

The problem with becoming a statistic — such as being one of the 20 per cent of children living in dire poverty in this province — is that you stop...

2018/2019

Downtown Eastside school breakfast program

Downtown Eastside school breakfast program

For those struggling to stay housed and feed themselves on marginal incomes or social assistance that’s how it’s done. Pride is an extravagance, resilience is more useful. To those who...

2018/2019

Sidoo family helps hungry students at Gladstone Secondary

Sidoo family helps hungry students at Gladstone Secondary

The school district estimates poverty makes 10 per cent of the school population vulnerable and the most obvious signs are students arriving at school hungry and in need of nourishment....

2018/2019

Adopt-A-School: Vulnerable and needy in Nanaimo

Adopt-A-School: Vulnerable and needy in Nanaimo

“Some people think this is a high-end area but they don’t see how some families are living in basement suites,” she said. Susan M’Gonigle has trouble picking out the right...

2018/2019

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Langley Secondary: Meal program struggles to stay afloat, least 40 students arrive hungry every day

Langley Secondary: Meal program struggles to stay afloat, least 40 students arrive hungry every day

Each month, kitchen staff at Langley Secondary serve more than 2,000 breakfasts to students arriving at school hungry, many of them refugees, immigrants, or from local families struggling with poverty....

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Kateslem Youth Society: Breakfast Program

Kateslem Youth Society: Breakfast Program

Children with full bellies have a much greater chance of succeeding in school, but for families with limited financial resources providing a sufficient breakfast to start the day isn’t always...

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Graham Bruce Elementary School: Breakfast Program

Graham Bruce Elementary School: Breakfast Program

Graham Bruce Elementary School in Vancouver services a diverse population of students, many from low-income families that cannot afford to provide the nutritional breakfasts that children need to get the...

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