Latte Art Throwdown
Discovery Coffee Latte Art Throwdown

Thursday, December 5th 7:00 pm 
2550 Rock Bay Ave

Curious how those baristas make such beautiful art on your coffees? See them in action at the Latte Art Throwdown presented by Discovery Coffee Thursday Dec. 5, 2019 at Discovery Coffee’s new roastery in Rock Bay. Proceeds from the competitor sign-up and drink sales will be donated to the Gift of Good Food fundraiser. Check out Discovery Coffee’s roastery while tasting drinks, eating snacks, and enjoying friendly competition. 

Yin for a CauseYin for a Cause

Saturday, December 7th 3:00-5:00 pm 
Fernwood Yoga Den, 1310 Gladstone Avenue

This 2 hour Yin Yoga class is a fundraiser for the Gift of Good Food. Please support the Den's fundraising team "Find your inner Peas" by coming to this deep and nourishing class led my Nicole MClellan. In addition to doing something amazing for yourself and your body, you will be supporting 2 local families in receiving fresh fruits and veggies for an ENTIRE year! Along with your good karma, you will ALSO receive a canvas Gift of Good Food TOTE BAG to keep with goodies and coupons inside from local businesses. This could be an amazing gift for a loved one too!
$40 donation, please register in the workshops section of the Fernwood Yoga Den website.

Luna Collective15% of sales at Luna Collective
Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22
Luna Collective, 2000 Fernwood Road

On the weekend before Christmas, Luna Collective will be donating 15% of their sales to the Gift of Good Food. This is a great opportunity to do some last minute gift shopping and support a great cause while doing it. 

Past Events:

Gift of Good Food Quiz with Benji Duke

Thursday, November 21st: 6-10 pm
Northern Quarter (reserve your table online here), 724 Douglas Street

Awesome and hilarious quiz, delicious food, warm hearts.
$10 to play & 10% of all food orders will be donated to The Gift of Good Food. Prizes of all sorts up for grabs. Come hungry!
More details here

l Designer Fair Owl Designer Fair
November 22nd 6-10 pm & Saturday, November 23 10 am-5 pm
Fernwood Community Centre (Fernwood NRG), 1240 Gladstone Avenue

The Gift of Good Food tote bags are back and available to purchase at the Owl Designer Fair Nov. 22 and 23, 2019 at Fernwood Community Centre. Enjoy handmade or upcycled works by local designers and artists while learning more about how you can support the Gift of Good fundraiser. Buy a tote bag and donate to the cause! 
More details here 

Gift of Good Food Music Bingo 

Wednesday, December 4th 7:30 pm
Fernwood Inn, 1302 Gladstone Ave. 

For all the music lovers out there, head to the Fernwood Inn on Dec. 4, 2019 from 7:30–10 pm for the
Gift of Good Food Music Bingo fundraiser. Sing along to your favourite songs, win prizes, and support a good cause! All proceeds raised will be donated to recipients of the Gift of Good Food.
Get your tickets on Eventbrite 

Oaklands West Coast Winter Market
Saturday, Novemeber 30th: 10am-4pm
Oaklands Community Centre, #1-2827 Belmont Avenue

The West Coast Winter Market is back and The Gift of Good Food will be selling tote bags and spreading awareness about the fundraiser. Come chat with us to learn more about the fundraiser, how you can support, and buy a tote bags for your holiday gifts. 
More Details Here

French Conversation Marathon

Sunday, December 1st: 10 am- 8 pm
Green Cuisine Vegetarian Restaurant, Market Square 560 Johnson St.

Join fundraising team Mange tout en Francais, lead by Tina Price, Sunday Dec. 1, 2019 at Green Cuisine as she challenges herself to complete a French Conversation Marathon. It is Tina's goal to speak French for 10 hours to raise $1000 for the Gift of Good Food. Come down to Green Cuisine from 10 am–8 pm, speak French, and donate directly to the Gift of Good Food (online, cash, debit, or credit card). Help Tina improve her french speaking skills while supporting a good cause.

Business Supporters:

Hoyne Brewing Co.
Hoyne Brewing Co. has selected the Gift of Good Food as their charity of the month in December. They are collection donations at their growler station and will match all donations made for the month of December. 

Discovery Coffee
In December, Discovery Coffee & Yonni's Doughnuts will be selling a feature doughnut with $1 from each special treat going towards The Gift of Good Food. 

Ways to support:

Buy a card as a gift and a canvas tote bag
Want to donate to the Gift of Good Food on behalf of someone and want something to show for it? Our themed cards and tote bags are the perfect option. Available at the Fernwood Community Centre1240 Gladstone Avenue. Open Monday-Thursday, 9am-9pm & Friday 9am-5pm.

Donations are accepted online and in person at the Fernwood Community Centre, 1240 Gladstone Ave

Start a Fundraising Team
1. Create a team (invite friends, families, & co-workers to join)
2. Create a team name (bonus points for creativity)
3. Decide on a fundraising goal (every $500 supports one family for a year)
4. Register your team online here
5.) Your fundraising online page is created! Direct donations to your online fundraising team.

Like and Share our page or videos on Facebook: The Gift of Good Food Facebook 

Donation Jar Locations

 Studio 1313 Hair Design
 Rise Health
 Vegas Convenience Store
 Red Barn Market, Oak Bay
 Design House Salon, Fernwood
 Design House Salon, Downtown
 Fernwood Yoga Den
Duchess & Duke
Phillips Brewing & Malting Co.
 Duchess & Duke