HAL’S KITCHEN: Chocolates for Ukraine


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There’s a new way to enjoy great chocolate while helping the people of Ukraine. For a limited time only, Mordens’ of Winnipeg is selling boxes of Ukrainian mints with the Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Center of Winnipeg. $5 from each box is donated to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation. Mints can be purchased in person or by phone at 204-783-4551. Additionally, through the end of the month, the Fort Garry Hotel’s Oval Room Brasserie is serving three special menu items to raise money for Ukrainians fighting for their lives against invading Russian forces. And, starting April 1, the Springfield Chamber of Commerce is planning a unique perogy tasting event in support of war-torn Ukraine.

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Mordens' of Winnipeg sells boxes of Ukrainian mints with the Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Center of Winnipeg.  A portion of the proceeds will go to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation.
Mordens’ of Winnipeg sells boxes of Ukrainian mints with the Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Center of Winnipeg. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation. Photo by Chris Procaylo /Winnipeg Sun


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– Hal has been writing articles for years. He also hosts Connecting Winnipeg weekday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon at 680 CJOB. You can email him at [email protected]

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