Local Heroes

PWRDF could not do the fantastic work it is involved in around the world without the efforts of Local Heroes– people and parishes who use a variety of creative events and ideas to raise funds and awareness of PWRDF in their communities.  PWRDF would like to thank all the heroes who support its work, and to highlight some here.

Fort McMurray two years on

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At the new Community Garden, people come together.

It is difficult to believe that we are now approaching the two year mark from the Fort McMurray Horse River wildfire. It seems a long […]

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Growing Projects connect farmers and churches to feed people in need

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The West Carleton Growing Project has been supporting PWRDF through the Foodgrains Bank since 2009. The project receives support from surrounding churches and companies. (Photo: Gary Weir)

It is mid-November and Gary Weir is waiting for the right day to harvest his grain corn. It has been a particularly wet season and […]

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