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Volunteer and Harvest Star of the Month

October’s volunteer of the month is Mellisa Caballero.

The 22-year-old is doing 18 months of missionary work in Harvest’s call centre.

“I grew up in the church and I’m very religious and one of the scriptures that we focus on that is in the Book of Mormon from the Church of Latter-Day Saints is Mosiah…and it talks about when you are in the service of your fellow beings, you’re in the service of your God. So, as I serve other people, as I help them come closer to what feels like home almost, not only do I serve them but I’m serving my God, which is super important for me.”

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Member spotlight: Lac du Bonnet Food Bank

Through the efforts of the Lac Du Bonnet Lions Club and the Lac du Bonnet Knights of Columbus, the Lac du Bonnet and Area Food Bank has been in operation since Oct. 1, 2001. Since then, they have grown exponentially to service the needs of the twelve surrounding communities.

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Crew Spotlight: Client Services

Working in client services is a ‘big job’ according to Deb Swereda, Client Services Manager for Harvest.

At the very heart of it is the call centre, volunteers man the phones and emails from people who are looking for food.

“(Client Services) is like the core of Harvest, right? Because every other department works to ensure that the clients receive food. Without clients we wouldn’t be here,” she said.

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In Case You Missed It…

Harvest Manitoba’s board of directors announced earlier this month that Vince Barletta is the new CEO of the organization. His resumé features top-level non-profit management experience, most recently as president and CEO of the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation.

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