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Thank you for Your Donations!

Thank you for Your Donations!

Dear Friends and Supporters of LUSH Valley Food Action SocietyOn behalf of the LUSH Valley Food Action Society staff and Board of Directors, I extend heartfelt gratitude for your generous donations in support of our work in 2020. As a small local nonprofit...

Holiday Harvest Meal Fundraiser

Holiday Harvest Meal Fundraiser

Join us on Sunday, Dec. 13 from noon until 4:00 p.m. for this special COVID-compliant fundraising event featuring a meal prepared by Chef James McKerricher of The Farmer's Kitchen Food Truck. Tickets are $60 for two takeaway meals (menu below) Limited to the first 150...

Holiday Funding Appeal

Holiday Funding Appeal

2020: A year of generosity, collaboration and very big hearts!In 2020, LUSH Valley has been a whirlwind of activity and adaptation. The pandemic has forced a culture of rapid innovation and responsiveness, but we have also seen our community come together in the face...

Good Food Box 2020 – Taking a Break

Good Food Box 2020 – Taking a Break

Final Deliveries will be the week of Dec. 18thFrom April 8 through Nov. 20, 2020, LUSH Valley delivered 10,100 + Good Food Box (GFB) ‘units’ to those in need in our community. Each household receives a Good Food Box with 1, 2 or 3 units of fresh food depending on the...

A Perfect Storm for Food Insecurity

A Perfect Storm for Food Insecurity

Emergency Food Program Funding Dries up as Second Wave of COVID-19 hits[Comox Valley, BC, November 23rd, 2020]Last March, no one could have predicted that the COVID Pandemic state of emergency would last so long. Or, perhaps, we just didn’t really want to think about...

Raise a Glass to Support Food Security!

Raise a Glass to Support Food Security!

LUSH Valley’s 'Backyard Blend' apple juice sales will provide much-needed fundsIn a year that has, so far, been filled with challenges, Mother Nature has come through with a bumper apple crop. LUSH Valley Food Action Society is hoping to turn some of that fruit into...

Everyone Wins … When ‘Everyone Eats’ Raffle!

Everyone Wins … When ‘Everyone Eats’ Raffle!

The Comox Valley and Strathcona-Sunrise Rotary Clubs have teamed up to support food security with the ‘Everyone Eats’ online raffle.In a time when non-profit organizations are working extra hard to meet the needs in our community, it is gratifying to know that others...

OUR FALL CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

OUR FALL CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

As you can well imagine, we are super busy responding to requests to harvest the bounty of our beautiful valley right now. We expect this high level of activity to last through the month of September, and even into October. In addition, we now are managing our two new...

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