NSGEU/NUPGE has been supporting Feed Nova Scotia for over a decade.
"The need is even greater this time of year as so many have lost everything during the recent floods.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
"Our union believes in supporting communities, and we recognize that this time of year can be hard for a lot of people. If we can help in any way to make things a little bit easier, then it is a worthwhile cause." — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President
The Portage Plains United Way says they have raised close to 30 per cent of their 2017 campaign goal of $232,000.
"We’re very proud to be out here and be a part of this and be a sponsor for it." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“The restrictions on participation by our members in public policy discussions related to poverty exacerbates their political marginalization. Canadian government and experts around the world have recognized the lack of equal political participation of people living in poverty as a primary cause of poverty and of misguided public policy." — Leilani Farha, executive director, Canada without Poverty
“Without events like this, we'd never reach our goal, which is why our partnership with MGEU/NUPGE has been so very important.” — Mandy Dubois, executive director, Portage Plains United Way
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