When you walk along your street, you see your neighbours. They're the people you say hello to, maybe shovel snow for in the winter time, or the folks playing road hockey with their kids.
Your neighbours are the people you help or who help you when someone needs a hand.
In the Bronte Creek/Palermo neighbourhood of Oakville, there are 176 neighbours who receive food every week from one of two programs supported by Food for Life.
Providing fresh, nutritious food for all of our Bronte Creek/Palermo neighbours costs just $1.37 per person per week.
What do you spend $1.37 on each week that you could go without to help a neighbour in need?
Donations received by September 30, 2019 will be matched up to a campaign maximum of $20,000 by a caring donor.
The Bronte Creek/Palermo neighbourhood is home to 6,180 households, and 5,800 of those are families.
There are 2,250 residents living in poverty. 195 of them are children below the age of 5 and about 100 individuals are seniors.