Summer Students 2016

Thank You to our amazing 13 summer students. In their 8 weeks with us, each student had the chance to learn about every aspect of our food bank. They helped manage our client shifts, supported our Seva events and each had their own special projects to work on. As they

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Board of Directors – Gurvinder Singh Bassi

Gurvinder is a Senior Associate in the Transactions Services practice of the Deals group at PwC LLP. Gurvinder assists both financial and corporate buyers and sellers in evaluating investments, mergers and acquisitions. Gurvinder became part of SEVA Food Bank 6 years ago – when SEVA was just getting started. Gurvinder

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Happy 6th Birthday Seva Food Bank

Happy 6th Birthday To Seva! This month we’re celebrating Seva’s sixth birthday. Just like a six year old heading off to Grade One it has been a time of great excitement, a little bit of anxiety and lots of energy. Seva continues to see a steady increase in the number

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August Client BBQ

SEVA Food Bank held its Client Appreciation BBA on August 13, 2016. Thank you to all who came out and participated in this great event. It was a rainy day, but we didn’t let it damper our spirits! We would also like to give a special shout out to the

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September Client Story

Just a few months ago, Irene came to Seva Food Bank seeking help with providing food for her daughter. As a single mother, Irene was finding it difficult to make ends meet. With rent being so high in Mississauga, it was getting hard to fill her fridge. She was also

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Why is Breakfast Important?

by Sabina Husain, Client Program Coordinator, Seva Food Bank We all have busy mornings, so it can be easy to let breakfast fall low on your list of priorities. But, taking a few extra minutes in the morning to prepare something to eat can really make a difference in your

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Volunteer Appreciation Event – Air Riderz

Summer 2016 Volunteers enjoyed a fantastic evening of fun at Air Riderz at the volunteer appreciation event that was held in August. Great fun was had by all! A great big Thanks to all our volunteers that were part of the SEVA team this past summer, so much was accomplished

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Seva Spark Gala

This past June, Seva held its annual Spark Gala – a fundraising event featuring entertainment, food, and much more. The gala was held on June 10th at the Grand Victorian Centre in Mississauga. Guests included Seva staff, volunteers, donors, and various Seva supporters within the community. Sukhjit Kaur, Hasheel Lodhia,

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Punjabi Golfers’ Association – Annual Golf Tournament

Seva Food Bank was invited to be a part of the Punjabi Golfers’ Association (PGA) – Annual Golf Cup on July 21st. The 7th Annual PGA Cup was a successful event, with a portion of the proceeds of the event going to Seva Food Bank. The Punjabi Golfers’ Association was

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Recipe of the Month – August

Tomato and Basil Bruschetta Ingredients ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon sugar 2 tablespoons finely chopped basil 4 tomatoes, chopped Instructions In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, salt and sugar. Stir in the herbs. Add the tomatoes and toss

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