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 Wedgewood Creek neighbourhood of Oakville, there are 256 neighbours every week who receive food from a program supported by Food for Life.
Providing fresh, nutritious food for all of our Wedgewood Creek neighbours costs just $1.98 per person per week.
What do you spend $1.98 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 Wedgewood Creek neighbourhood is home to 3,285 households, and 3,090 of those are families.
There are 1,050 residents living in poverty. 65 of them are children below the age of 5 and about 75 individuals are seniors.
The total cost to provide food in Wedgewood Creek is $2,199.98 each month, or $26,399.74 per year.