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Full Service Reopening Strategy

Full Sit in Service The Board of the Jimmy Pratt Centre has established  a task committee to develop the strategic for a safe and well organized full service sit meal programs for this fall. All programming will revert back to full service early in September. All Covid safety issues are being addressed and our volunteers

Making it Work

Thursday Night Troopers Our newest group of volunteers is our Thursday Night Troopers. These are mostly new volunteers and represent a wide range both from the George St Church congregation and the community at large. Under the leadership of Peter Elliot, team leader and coordinator of volunteers for Thursday packaging during the Covid 19 restrictions,

United Way – Cheque Presentation

United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador Executive Director, Joe Brown, Presents Cheque On Friday, June 25th Mr Joe Brown, Executive Director of United Way visited the Jimmy Pratt Outreach Centre to meet with our Programs Manager and to present a ceremonial cheque for to assist in the preparation and delivery of food hampers to patrons

Getting Things Done

The newest team at the Jimmy Pratt Centre has made a difference and improved our ability to succeed as a takeaway operation. Their support on Thursday evening has lightened the load on our Monday Husky Breakfast and the Friday Soup kitchen. The old saying that "many hands make light work certainly holds true in this

Gearing Up to Full Service

A New Beginning The Jimmy Pratt Centre is currently seeking and training volunteers for its transfer from takeaway service to full sit in service for meals.  It is anticipated having six teams to operate the Monday Breakfast and the Friday Soup Kitchen. In addition the Seniors Committee will be meeting shortly to develop a plan

Nelson Hoddinott

It is with deepest regrets that we  have learned of the passing of one of our valued volunteers. Nelson was a regular volunteer at the Jimmy Pratt Outreach Centre.  Always with a smile and always there to help. He will be missed tremendously by all.

2020 Board of Directors

The Board of Directors On January 26th the Jimmy Pratt Centre held its 2o20 Annual General Meeting. Fortunately, the face to face meeting was scheduled prior to the Greater St. John's Region of the Province reverting back to the level five  Covid 19 restrictions. The meeting was well attended and a number of interested persons

Making Soup

The Centre is has now returned to making soup in house and will be offering a variety of soups throughout the winter. Unfortunately, we will have to remain in the takeaway mode for the next few months.

Jimmy Pratt Centre AGM

On January 26th the Jimmy Pratt Centre held its 2021 AGM. The number of participants for the event was limited to 20 participants due to Covid 19. Several supporters joined the meeting by telephone. Guest presenter was Josh Smee CEO of Food First. Two long standing directors retire having served to consecutive terms. Treva Aberle


As you know, COVID-19 will be with us for a while. We are committed to providing you a safe working environment for staff and volunteers to help get through it together. There is a great deal of confusing and false information out there about COVID-19. To help us reduce the risk of catching or spreading

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