Looking for a way to show your appreciation to a farm worker?

NIAGARA WORKERS WELCOME 

makes it easy by offering 

3 SIMPLE WAYS

to reach out to our migrant worker neighbours  

You can help to ensure farm workers in Niagara-on-the-Lake are connected to a caring community.

Thank you to our 2018 gold level sponsors ! 

SAVE THIS DATE!!!

2019 PEACH PICKERS PICNIC, 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11

5:30-9 PM  

The Market @ The Village, Niagara Stone Rd., NOTL

 

On Sunday August 11, 2019, we celebrate the heroes who make our local

fruit orchards and wineries possible! At the peak of summer harvest, we

give our Caribbean & Mexican neighbours a well-deserved break. We invite 

the Niagara-on-the-Lake community  to honour the offshore workers'

invaluable contributions through a fun night and live music at

the Peach Pickers' Picnic!

One of the ways in which you can express your appreciation is by

'paying it forward' and providing a hearty meal to a farm worker.

A $10 donation helps provide one meal for a hard working Caribbean

or Mexican neighbour.  

 

Online donations are now an option!  

Transfers can be sent to niagaraworkerswelcome@gmail.com,

please use the password  - welcome .

 

Cheques may be mailed to:

Niagara Workers Welcome

2230 Four Mile Creek Rd. RR#3

Niagara on the Lake,

L0S 1J0

 
Come on out and say thank you at the Peach Pickers Picnic,  Sunday, August 11!

 

2. WELCOME KITS

Did you know that farm workers from Mexico

and the Caribbean arrive in Niagara from their

warmer climates as early as January? For some

it requires two days of travelling before they

reach their farm or bunkhouse often at 2 or 3

in the morning.

You can imagine how much it's appreciated when we greet our offshore neighbours with a friendly 'hello' by providing a welcome kit full of helpful items. 

Welcome kits are easy and inexpensive to fill and pack. They are a fun, practical way for individuals, families, schools and community groups to connect with these folks that contribute so much to our community!

 

Etransfer donations are now an option!  Email niagaraworkerswelcome@gmail.com,

please use the password  - welcome .

3. BIKE REPAIR

Transportation is a huge challenge for our migrant worker friends. Having a safe and reliable bicycle can be the difference between isolation and community connection. Bikes For Farmworkers (BFF) fixes up used bikes and gets them into the hands of appreciative workers. Located at the old Virgil Public School (red doors) on Tuesday (10am–4pm) and Thursday (10am–8pm).

Contact Mark Gaudet at 289 -783-1684 or Terry Weiner at 905-321-8638 to make a donation or for more info. View the video here!

VIDEOS !

2018 PEACH PICKERS PICNIC

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WELCOME KITS 

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BIKES FOR FARMWORKERS

PEACH PICKERS PICNIC ~  Photo Gallery

On behalf of our Caribbean and Mexican neighbours we'd like to thank the sponsors & donors for making this special

          evening of celebration possible !

Town of Niagara on the Lake, Shaw Festival,  the Market @ The Village, Jamaica National Money Services, MacSween Farms,  NOTL Rotary Club, NOTL Horticultural Club, Applewood Hollow B+B, Bushy House B+B, NOTL Ukesters, Quest Community Health, Betty Knight, DanNel Bus Line, Dune Girls Book Club, L+ S Blakely, Grape Escape Tours,  Calvary Church, Emmanuel Grace Church, Grantham MB Church,  Orchard Park Church,  Carla & Richard Dew, Rebecca & Sam DaSilva,   Kristin Lozanski + Tim Hartley, Gwen Spencer,  Heather Doyle, The Pie Plate
 
Thanks also to the MANY awesome neighbours in Niagara on the Lake who "paid it forward" so that these hard working folks could enjoy a meal!
 
Photography: Morgan Falk, Debi Goodwin,  Arun Kapur 
Sound : Hans Jorn Eich
Music  : A Big thanks! to Zephie James,  Random Task, Winston Green, Conroy Nelson, Brian Burton, Froese Farm Peach Packers, Winston Green, Gregoria Garcia, Gabriel Camacho + band, Kai Wiens Family Farm Peach Queens, Richard Palmer 

© 2018 by WORKERS WELCOME NIAGARA.  For Questions /  niagaraworkerswelcome@gmail.com

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