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Canadore Panthers and Community Brought On ‘Hauliday’ Spirit for The Gathering Place

Dec 12, 2018 | Jessica Charette

Last Saturday, the Canadore Panthers men’s varsity volleyball team partnered with Mike & Lori’s No Frills to collect food for a special Christmas dinner at the Gathering Place North Bay.

Hundreds of Mike & Lori’s No Frills customers stepped up to the cause, donating thousands of pounds of food:

20 x 15 lbs bags of potatoes

83 x bags of carrots

22 x turkeys

131 x canned veggies and cranberries

32 x bags of onions

17 x turnips

9 x meat pies

50 x boxes of stuffing

47 x packages of gravy

17 x one lb butter

30 boxes of candy canes

16 x bags of sweet potatoes

11 dessert pies

A generous patron also donated a $500 cheque to The Gathering Place.

Mike & Lori’s No Frills will match the donation of every item gifted.

Every year, the Gathering Place serves holiday dinner to its clients. This year, it is the team’s goal is to fill an entire vehicle full of food donations to supply the resources for the meal.

The entire Canadore Panthers men’s varsity volleyball team and coaching staff thank the community for their ongoing amazing generosity.

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