Feeding families and fostering food security

Community Cupboard’s new garden is feeding families and fostering food security For six years now, the Maranatha Bible Church Community Cupboard program has provided supplies of clothing, bedding, dishes and non-perishable food items to anyone in need. This year, with the support of a grant from the Aberdeen Health Foundation’s CAS Endowment, the Community Cupboard now has its very own…

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Caring about kids who have to wait in the ER

Donation from Pictou County’s Police agencies gets creative Kay Desborough is the type of person that takes matters into her own hands. Where there’s a need, Kay steps forward. Kay has been one of the organizers behind a group of about two-dozen quilters and sewers who get together in Little Harbour to make colourful, comfortable…

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Funding flowing to community

Five organizations in Pictou County are receiving funding from the Aberdeen Health Foundation’s Children’s Aid Society (CAS) Endowment. The endowment was established to support projects that alleviate risk, prevent crisis, and enhance the potential for healthy outcomes for children, youth, and families in Pictou County. The projects will together receive more than $95,000, and range…

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