The ‘Gleaners’ is a volunteer driven organization, with over 1100 donated hours each week. Each day, the volunteers trim 5000+ pounds of vegetables, providing the ingredients for 30,000 servings of soup. The trimmed vegetables are diced and then dried in a dehydration oven – later to be combined with other ingredients to constitute the soup mix. The soup is donated to partner organizations who have the necessary infrastructure for effective distribution, who are committed to sustainability and development, and who combine the gospel message with humanitarian aid.
The Gleaners is supported entirely by donations – Thank you to those who donate the fresh and dried products that make the soup mixes and those who provide funding for operating expenses (individuals, businesses, community groups and churches).
For more information please visit www.ontariogleaners.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org