Saskatoon Meals Financial institution places volunteering on maintain as a result of coronavirus pandemic – Saskatoon

The Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Center still provides safe and nutritious food for those who need it, but with no volunteers in the building due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

“Volunteers are so important to our work. They really help us do all of the different programs and things we do, ”said Kelsey Drayton, volunteer coordinator for the Tafel.


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“Not just the daily chores, but volunteers really bring us their energy and help make the work we do a lot livelier and more fun.”

Due to security measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, the Tafel had to stop its volunteer program.

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“I’ve heard from several employees that they miss the volunteers and the work they can do for us. We’re really operating on skeletal personnel at the moment, ”said Drayton.

However, there is still volunteering to bring food into the hands of those who need it in the community.


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“Volunteering might look a little different at the moment. It can be here to fetch a basket for a friend or to deliver groceries for a neighbor. I know there are all sorts of types of volunteering going on right now, which is really great to see, ”Drayton said.

“Thank you to all of our volunteers, even if we may not be able to see you right now. We are very grateful for all the work you have done all year round and that you are now staying safely at home. “

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