***Please see Calendar for upcoming program schedule***
Food Security Programs
- Food Security Action Plan In Progress Since – March 2020 to Present
SVFP in partnership with PIRS, South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH) and United Way have been actively supporting our communities with Food Security Distribution to South Vancouver and the River District. Service Canada thru the Summer Jobs program has supported a dedicated summer student staff to coordinate this program.
So far SVFP has delivered over 340 food hampers annually, gained the help and support from volunteers whom we connected through the United Way (BIG THANKS to You), we serve more than 40 families per week (the numbers keep growing!
2. Early Childhood Health Literacy – A Program for all families
Parents/Caregivers/Grandparent and their children/grandchildren will explore the diversity of culture through gardening, food preparation.
Wednesday mornings 9-12 noon at Family Place Nanaimo location.
3. Monthly Multicultural Friday Lunches
We offer food and nutrition centered program every last Friday of the month.
4. SVFP Garden
We have a vegetable and herb garden where families and children can learn where their food is coming from. They can participate in planting, maintaining the garden and harvesting the produce. The harvest is shared with families.