Have you ever heard of Food Not Bombs? Below is a copy of a letter of appeal to food outlets that may be able to make donations. Please distribute to people and places that you think could contribute to feeding the occupiers in Victoria Park, London, Ontario.
To Who it May Concern,
We are writing to you on behalf of the London Food Not Bombs (FNB). FNB is a non-profit transnational group that strives to provide free vegan and/or vegetarian meals for community members. The mission of FNB is to address the growing issues of hunger, poverty, homelessness, and sustainability within our community. The London FNB chapter has been active for over six years and serves a hot meal on the last Sunday of each month in rotating locations. On occasion FNB will also serve for larger community-run events. As FNB is a non-profit initiative we run solely off of community volunteers, donations, and our community garden. We are looking to build a relationship with you in order to sustain this wonderful initiative. With this, if you were able to donate any resources to FNB it would be greatly appreciated by all of the individuals who run FNB, as well as the people who it serves. Food wastage is very prevalent in our society and FNB would gladly accept donations that would otherwise be disposed of after your business closes for the evening. We do pick ups for food donations typically on Saturdays, but other arrangements can be made. All donations are joyously welcomed.FNB is an image of community members caring for community members.
Thank you for your time,
There are several things we need to address and several tasks to issue to people who are available and willing to volunteer:-donations-collections-who we are getting donations from I suggest we talk to individuals, the markets around town, farmers, grocery stores, religious organizations, social organizations to donate (I understand many people are at conflict with religion but they have a lot of money generally speaking and should be willing to support us with food, we are all in this together)-cooking, where can we do this-pots, pans, resources for feeding and distributing-water supply-if reusable washing stations, this will be hard first off-what time-how frequent-number of people we will be feeding-getting gloves and serving people to keep sanitation to a max-trying to get a person who has a permit for cooking (if it's even applicable in a park)REMEMBER FNB IS VEGETARIAN AND OR VEGAN ALL MEAT DONATIONS WILL NEED TO BE SPECIFIED AND SEPARATED Ideally it would be great to have ingredient lists for all prepared food
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