Baker Lake’s Abluqta Society fed 94 hungry people last month – Nunatsiaq News

4 July, 2019

“The money was used to feed hungry community members, many who sadly have gone days without eating”

A social enterprise based in Baker Lake handed out food to 94 people last month, moving the group closer to its goal of setting up a permanent food bank in the community.

The group, called the Abluqta Society, is run by a 10-person board and has been running a thrift shop in Baker Lake since May 2017.

“We aim to offer much-needed services such as recycled clothing and toys for those in need in Baker Lake,” the Abluqta Society said in a news release.

Their long-term goal, however, is to develop a regular food bank “to address the high levels of food insecurity experienced by many families in Baker Lake,” Abluqta said.

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