Blessing of the Back Packs

We celebrated a successful 'Back to School' Community Event last Tuesday with a bubble blessing of backpacks and an enthusiastic, "You've Got This!".

We celebrated a successful 'Back to School' Community Event last Tuesday with a bubble blessing of backpacks and an enthusiastic, "You've Got This!".

The parking lot was a buzz with children's excitement and their delight over a free ice cream cone and back to school supplies.

Thank you to our Visions' volunteers! It was wonderful to meet so many of our neighbours!

70 Backpack Tags

86 Ice Cream cones served

8 Visions' volunteers

2 Community volunteers

Boxes of free school supplies!

Fresh For Less

What is Fresh for Less?

Fresh for Less is a food purchasing club created to help families & individuals have year-round access to fresh fruit and vegetable at affordable prices.

Club members who pay $20.00 at the due date of each month and will receive a produce box on the last Wednesday of that month.

 

How can I participate?

To become a member by filling out the registration form (download attached form)
Pay the $10.00 non-refundable admin fee. Plus (+) pay 20.00 – regular, pay 17.00 – seniors (60+)

Who is running this program?

Visions is partnering with the John Howard Society to offer this program from the Community Hub on Joyce

How do I pay for my order?

E-transfer to etransfer@visionsunited.ca for payment

For more information: Call Visions United (506) 384-0843 or email: freshforless@visionsunited.ca

There is no requirement to buy an order every month.

The orders may vary month to month depending on the season but the base order will always include:

  • 5 lb Potatoes
  • 2 lb Carrots
  • 2 lb Onions
  • Apples, Bananas, Oranges

There will be other fruit and vegetables depending on what is available for example:

  • lettuce
  • tomatoes
  • cucumber
  • pears
  • broccoli

How do I get my order once I have paid?

The orders can be picked up at the HUB (140 Joyce Ave) at the designated dates.

Fresh for Less

Preparing the boxes

Preparing for Pickup

Dedicated Volunteers

Fresh Groceries

This Community Hub project is a partnership between the John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick and Visions United Church.

Christmas in the Park

The Christmas in the Park event was held on the 20th of December and it was a lot of fun. Here are some pictures and a video if you want to watch.

 

Nativity

Nativity

Click on the Image below to lauch the Video


This Community Hub project is a partnership between the John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick and Visions United Church.