Over $15,000 Raised for the Eden Food Bank! Fool’s Night 2018

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Fool’s Night 2018 – For Eden Food For Change

On Saturday April 7th, over 100 of Mississauga’s finest people met for the 3rd annual Fool’s Night event hosted by the Rotary Club of Mississauga-Meadowvale. This year, the goal was to raise funds for Eden Food For Change, a local Food bank serving western Mississauga. Over $15,000 was donated by the Rotary Club of Mississauga-Meadowvale and the Streetsville Legion, on top of additional funds raised through a silent auction supported by local businesses in the community.

This year we had a number of local comedians and a live band perform. The event was hosted at the Streetsville Legion and there was a ton of great comfort food prepared by the Eden Food bank Chef. There was also a silent auction with all proceeds going to the Eden Food bank.

Fool's Night, the rotary club of mississauga-meadowvale

The live band kept the part rocking!

Stephanie and I had a lot of fun, and we can’t wait for next year’s event!

Jeff O'Leary at the Rotary Club of Mississauga-Meadowvale Fool's Night Event

A ‘Jeffanie’ selfie!

Special thanks goes out to:

Former Member of Parliament (Streetsville) and current Director of Government Relations for the Mississauga Board of Trade, Brad Butt for all the hard work in organizing the event.

Rotary Club of Meadowvale member David O’Hearn and his band for rocking the show!

About Eden Food For Change

Eden Food for Change is committed to increasing access to good food in a dignified manner, developing food skills to encourage healthy eating and empowering the community through education, outreach and advocacy. The Eden Food Bank primarily serves the communities western Mississauga, including Meadowvale, Streetsville, Lisgar, Churchill Meadows, Central Erin Mills and Erin Mills.

Find out more on how to donate or volunteer by visiting edenffc.org

About Rotary

Ever been a part of a club? A community? With people who want to make a difference to a bigger cause than just themselves. A place where the people attend for a greater good?

Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbours, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

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Locally, there are 7 Rotary Clubs in Mississauga, where members meet on a regular basis to donate their time, volunteer and make a difference in our local community and the world at large. Rotarians also like to have fun, and make connections in the community. If Rotary is something that interests you feel free to contact me.