In the News: Nunavut capital’s soup kitchen struggles to meet local demand

In a recent article in Nunatsiaq News, Beth Brown brings attention to Qajuqturvik Food Centre’s struggle to continue its work following the discontinuation of funding for Inclusion Cafe, a program that provided jobs and training to people who face employment barriers, which in turn benefited operations at Qajuqturvik Food Centre.

“The quality of our meals will continue but we are going to have a lot of operational difficulty in the coming year because we have to go back to a more volunteer based delivery of our meals, which was the case for many years up until last year,” Thorhaug said.

Facing a long winter with increased demand and rising prices, the Qajuqturvik Food Centre is seeking donations and volunteer support to continue its meal service.

Read the full article here.