Jan: WKNC attains Charitable Status (registration # 87548 4917 RR0001) after thorough examination of their audited books and financial records.
The first version of WKNC's website, www.wknc.ca, is launched.
Apr: The Board of Directors makes the decision to continue the work of the former program coordinator position through an Operations Committee of three Directors. Board members are allocated for each day the drop-in is open to provide Board oversight and some level of daily supervision. This model of management continues for the next six years.
During 2007, approximately 8,865 meals were served, with 3,250 on Tuesdays. Over 2.920 times people received clothing, toiletries, first aid and personal items. The staff assisted with 840 referrals for housing, detoxification and addiction treatment, mental health services, medical services, income support, employment support, legal services, settlement services and other food programs.
WKNC is involved in voter registration for the provincial election, and offers the WKNC address for the homeless to vote.
A nurse Practitioner from St. Elizabeth Healthcare starts weekly visits with program participants.
The value of Second Harvest's food donations is estimated to be over $27,000 a year.