Fuelling the Frontline - Owen Sound & Beyond

We are helping our community support frontline healthcare workers and local independent restaurants by organizing prepared meal deliveries to staff at hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home care-- at NO COST to those workers.

Your donation helps provide nutritious, FREE meals for nurses and doctors, paramedics, PSWs, aides, and other frontline healthcare workers in our area. 

We will be providing oven-safe packaging to independent restaurants and purchasing prepared meals from them. They are not expected to donate their time or supplies, as part of this initiative is to help them get back on their feet, as well. 

Our volunteers will then coordinate deliveries of the refrigerated meals to local hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home care organizations. Frontline healthcare workers will be invited to have these meals for their lunch or take them home for their next meal. 

This fundraiser is to show our appreciation for the sacrifices our frontline healthcare workers are making, and to provide as much nourishment and support as we possibly can. 

Just imagine for one moment...

- Going hungry or eating whatever fast food you can find after a 12-hr shift on your feet because you're too mentally and physically exhausted to cook.

- Trying to nourish yourself while staying in a trailer or hotel room, sheltering in place away from your family because you need to protect them from what you may be exposed to at work.

- Struggling to afford groceries because you've been taking extra shifts caring for others, which means extra gas in the car.

- Having a few slices of bread or whatever else you can prepare as quietly as possible because it's the middle of the night, you've just gotten home, everyone else in your house is asleep, and you need to be up in four hours to start homeschooling your kids.

These are just a few of the incredibly difficult situations our frontline healthcare workers find themselves in as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Your encouragement and real support could mean the world to one of these people. 

Who are we? We are not an organization or registered charity, but a group of community members committed to making this happen. It was local nurse Patti Smith-Ansell who first wondered if such a thing could be possible, and we are sure with your support that it is! We are:
- Miranda Miller
- Nicole Egan
- Ginelle MacDougall
- Lisa Langeraap 

The best way to reach us is through this fundraising platform or the Fuelling the Frontline GBOS Facebook Page: http://facebook.com/CommunityFuel

Donations

  • Lois Gallagher  
    • $90 
    • 1 mo
  • Tara Livingston 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Daryl and Lynn Mansfield  
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Karen Ball-Pyatt 
    • $10 
    • 1 mo
  • Lori-Ann Livingston 
    • $70 
    • 1 mo
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Organizer

Miranda Miller 
Organizer
Owen Sound, ON
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