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Interesting Facts

A Loving Spoonful receives approximately 20% government funding.

The remainder of our budget must be raised through fundraising efforts.

A Few Facts about A Loving Spoonful

  • A Loving Spoonful provides an average of 250,000 nutritious meals per year.
  • On October 6th, 2023, we officially opened our very own commercial production kitchen.
  • Through our Daily Meals Program, meals are distributed to individuals and families living with HIV in the Greater Vancouver Area.
  • The average daily cost for the Daily Meals Program is only $4.89 due to the financial support provided by Vancouver Coastal Health and our donors.
  • Through our Community Meals Program, subsidized meals are provided to supportive housing to assist with homeless or high risk residents.
  • A Loving Spoonful is a volunteer-driven charity that has over 150 active volunteers, five full-time staff, and three part-time staff.
  • Internal findings have shown that 75% of clients participating in our Daily Meals Program and Family Pantry Program who are HIV positive also live with co-existing illnesses.
  • There are many ways to help A Loving Spoonful. You can volunteer your time, donate funds or donate gifts in kind.
  • Our menu has an impressive variety. The meals can accommodate dietary requests including easy chew, diabetic, high protein, dairy free and vegetarian options.
  • Our most popular meals include: Butter chicken, chicken chow mein, lasagna, chilli and teriyaki beef.
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