Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes unveil a newly renovated kitchen to help feed kids’ future
KAWARTHA LAKES: The Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes are excited to announce their grand opening of their newly renovated kitchen provided by a goeasy grant. goeasy has been a partner of Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada since 2004, and in 2013 they announced they would support Boys and Girls Clubs by renovating kitchens across many clubs nationally. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes was very excited when they were approached to have their kitchen renovated by goeasy. The kitchen at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes, which provides more than 578 snacks and meals every day through the school year and the summer months, has been transformed into a fully functional hub for nutrition and support to children and youth. “This kitchen renovation is an amazing gift that will enable us to take our nutritional programming to the next level,” says Amy Terrill, Executive Director at Boys and Girls Club of Kawartha Lakes. “In addition to being able to serve snacks and meals more effectively and efficiently, it will allow us to provide enhanced learning opportunities for our members as they grow and develop, building valuable life skills that will also help feed their future.” “At Goeasy we’re committed to making a meaningful difference in the communities where we live and work,” says Jason Mullins, President and Chief Executive Officer, Goeasy Ltd. “And our vision is to provide every day Canadians with a path to a better tomorrow, so every time we turn a completed kitchen back over to the club, we feel a sense of pride to have played a small part in strengthening the community today and into the future.” The Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes are excited for what this new renovated kitchen holds for their members and the nutritional opportunity’s they can provide.