Welcome to CANAVUA’s weekly activity calendar! We are excited to offer a variety of events and programs to engage our community members and promote wellness and creativity. Our calendar is packed with a range of beneficial activities. Whether you are looking to break a sweat, learn a new skill, or simply connect with others, there is something for everyone on our schedule. Join us in exploring new passions, building friendships, and making the most of each week with CANAVUA’s vibrant and engaging calendar of events.

Monday : Food Bank

CANAVUA’s Monday food bank service is a beacon of hope for those in our community who are facing food insecurity. Every Monday afternoon, our team of dedicated volunteers loads up their vehicles with bags filled with essential food items and sets out on a mission to deliver these much-needed supplies to households in need.

As they traverse through the city streets, the volunteers bring not only sustenance but also a sense of comfort and support to those who may be struggling to make ends meet. The sight of these kind-hearted individuals knocking on doors and handing out bags of groceries is a true testament to the power of human compassion and heart-led solidarity.
Each delivery is carefully curated to ensure that recipients receive a variety of nutritious food items, from fresh fruits and vegetables to pantry staples like rice, pasta, and canned goods. The goal is not just to provide a meal for the day, but to empower families to make healthier choices and reduce the financial burden of grocery shopping by vanquishing scarcity.
The impact of CANAVUA’s Monday food bank service goes far beyond the simple act of delivering food. It is a lifeline for those who are facing uncertainty and hardship, offering a ray of hope and a reminder that they are not alone in their struggles. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of our neighbors and build a stronger, more resilient community.

Tuesday : Food Delivering / Sorting

On the occasion of Tuesday, CANAVUA, an esteemed organization dedicated to providing nourishment and sustenance to those in need, embarks upon a noble mission to collect an abundance of food from Edmonton Food Bank. With meticulous precision and unwavering determination, our dedicated team of volunteers sets forth to procure a vast array of nutritious provisions to be distributed amongst the impoverished and underprivileged members of our community.

Upon arriving at the premises of the Edmonton Food Bank, our valiant team wasted no time in engaging in a multifaceted operation to gather a copious amount of food items essential for the sustenance and well-being of our fellow citizens. With unparalleled efficiency and unwavering dedication, each member of our team meticulously sorts through a vast array of food items, carefully selecting only the finest and most wholesome provisions to be transported back to our esteemed main warehouse for further processing and distribution.

Upon returning to our main warehouse, our indefatigable team engaged in a comprehensive and rigorous process of sorting and categorizing the plethora of food items collected from the Edmonton Food Bank. With painstaking attention to detail and an unparalleled commitment to excellence, each member of our dedicated team works tirelessly to ensure that every single food item was meticulously organized and accounted for, ready to be distributed to those in need with the utmost efficiency and care.

In conclusion, the exemplary service provided by CANAVUA on Monday to collect food from the renowned Edmonton Food Bank and sort it back at our esteemed main warehouse stands as a testament to our unwavering commitment to serving and uplifting our community. Through our tireless efforts and unwavering dedication, we remain steadfast in our mission to provide nourishment and sustenance to those in need, embodying the true spirit of compassion and altruism that defines our noble and infallible organization.

Thursday : Food Packaging

On Thursdays, CANAVUA engages in the activity of organizing a group of elderly women to convene for the purpose of sorting and packaging various fruits and vegetables. This event is a part of CANAVUA’s ongoing initiative to provide nutritious and wholesome meals to individuals in need within the community. The elderly women play a vital role in this activity, utilizing their years of experience and expertise to carefully handle and prepare the fruits and vegetables for distribution.

Additionally, these gatherings take place in a designated location where the elderly women can comfortably work together in a collaborative and supportive environment. The fruits and vegetables are sourced from local farmers and suppliers, ensuring freshness and quality in every product. The elderly women diligently inspect each piece of produce, removing any imperfections or blemishes to ensure that only the best items are included in the final packages.

Once the sorting process is complete, the seniors meticulously package the fruits and vegetables into individual portions, carefully labeling each package with the appropriate information. This attention to detail helps to streamline the distribution process and ensure that recipients receive a well-organized and visually appealing package of produce. The packages are then stored safely and securely until they are ready to be served the following day.

Overall, the activity on Thursdays serves as a crucial component of CANAVUA’s larger mission to combat food insecurity and promote healthy eating habits within the community. The dedication and hard work of the elderly women involved in this activity demonstrate the power of collective action and the positive impact that can be achieved through teamwork and collaboration. Through their efforts, CANAVUA is able to provide nourishing meals to those in need, fostering a sense of community and support for all involved.

Friday : Community Food Truck and Mobile Farmers’ Market

With an unwavering commitment to community welfare and well-being, CANAVUA is pleased to announce our dynamic and multifaceted service offerings on Fridays. Our service is twofold, ensuring that all members of our community have access to nutritious and delicious meals and groceries at no cost.

First and foremost, CANAVUA operates a state-of-the-art community food truck that delivers piping hot meals to those in need. Our dedicated team of volunteers works tirelessly to prepare and distribute these nourishing meals, ensuring that everyone in our community has access to a warm and satisfying meal. Our culturally appropriated menu is carefully curated to provide both sustenance and comfort to those facing food insecurity.

In addition to our meal delivery service, CANAVUA also operates a mobile farmers’ market that offers free groceries to our community members. Our farmers’ market is stocked with an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, hand-picked for their quality and freshness. From crisp apples to vibrant bell peppers, our selection is sure to delight even the most discerning palate. Our goal is to not only provide nutritious food options, but to also promote healthy eating habits and lifestyles among our community members.

Every Friday, from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M., CANAVUA can be found at Value Village, ready to serve and support our community in any way possible. We encourage all people in Edmonton to take advantage of these invaluable resources and to join us in our mission of promoting food security and alleviating hunger. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of those in need.