What's Happening In Our Community

WE Scare Hunger October 1st-31st 2016

“We understand how difficult it is to end hunger worldwide, but with the help of our community and schools, we hope to make an impact locally – ending hunger for as many families as possible right here in Sault Ste. Marie.” said Judith Kovala, dealership operations, Maitland Ford Lincoln. “One meal can make a huge difference.”

How can you help?

Bring in your donation to Maitland Ford Lincoln until October 31st and you will be entered in a draw to Win a $100 Gift Certificate to The Mill Steakhouse!

Non-perishable food items such as cereal, canned meats, children's snacks, spices, condiments and personal hygienic items (shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste) are highly needed.

Donations bins will also be available St. Mary’s College and Sault College.

Other local schools who may be collecting food items and require assistance to deliver them to the local food banks may contact Judith Kovala to use the "Scare Hunger Trucks".

Call 1-866-983-4335 for more information today!

Come visit us!
Wednesday, October 19th to Thursday, October 20th from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Rome's Independent Grocer - 44 Great Northern Rd., Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Saturday, October 22nd and Saturday, October 29th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pino's Get Fresh Foods - 219 Trunk Rd., Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Donations will go to all our local food banks.

How Maitland Ford Lincoln Scared Hunger 2015


Maitland Ford Lincoln teamed up with two community partners, St. Mary’s College and Sault College

Three major collection efforts were organized, including two events outside local grocers and one on foot through neighborhoods, as well as regular food collection bins (or “collection truck!” in the case of Maitland Ford Lincoln) available at the three community partner locations

Three F150s, a trailer, and many hands moved over 5600 cans

Cans were delivered to six local food banks, including the James Street Community Soup Kitchen, the Sault College Student Food Bank, Pauline's Place, the Salvation Army, St. Vincent Place and Women in Crisis


Eyes On The Road Event


This fall, Young Driver’s hosted an “Eyes on the Road” event to raise awareness about distracted driving. Community members, including Police Chief participated in a challenge to better understand the effects of distracted driving. Participants drove through a timed course set up in the Station Mall parking lot, once while dealing with distractions, including answering a phone call and responding, counting aloud, putting on sunglasses, and avoiding a cyclist. Then participants completed the course a second time, but distraction free. The two times were compared, and time penalties were added for errors made such as failing to see the cyclist or running into a cone. In all cases, the distracted-free course was completed quicker and with fewer errors.

Media Coverage:

http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=100411

http://www.local2.ca/news/five-cones-victim-of-distracted-driving-73135

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