Regina Chili for Children co-founder Stevenson dies – Yorkton This Week

Regina Chili for Children co-founder Stevenson dies – Yorkton This Week

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202146 Views

January 27, 2021

Theresa Stevenson, the co-founder of a long-running inner-city hot lunch program for school-aged kids, died on Monday.

Her son Greg confirmed the news in a Facebook post, saying his mother was 93 years old at the time of her death.

In 1986 Stevenson and her husband Robert helped launch a thrice-weekly hot lunch program out of the Albert-Scott Community Centre in Regina’s North Central. The goal was to give school-aged kids in the area a high-protein lunch and dessert on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The program eventually came to be known as Chili for Children.

Read More: https://www.yorktonthisweek.com/regional-news/regina-chili-for-children-co-founder-stevenson-dies-1.24273294

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