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Clayton Harder, the newest farmer to the Grow Hope program. By sponsoring an acre of land through Grow Hope, you are helping provide emergency food assistance and long-term food security for people around the world who need it most.


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MCC Staffer, Kyle Rudge speaks the newest Grow Hope farmer Clayton Harder.


Meet Clayton Harder, a local Manitoban farmer who's passionate about food security, farmer advocacy and now, Grow Hope - MCC's government-matching food security program. Listen as Clayton and Katie Bergman, the Donor Relations Coordinator for MCC Manitoba, explain how Canadians can support those who are need of food assistance and long-term food security around the world.

Lockdowns and economic downturns related to COVID-19 are causing already vulnerable people to lose their jobs and livelihoods and are in need of immediate help. To sponsor an acre and join the Grow Hope community visit


Threads, formerly known as Word and Deed, was established in April 2007. It is a 15-minute radio program hosted by Kyle Rudge featuring the work of MCC in Manitoba and around the world. Threads broadcasts on CFAM AM 950, CHSM AM 1250 and CHRB AM 1220 at 8:45 am every fourth Sunday of the month. Visit to hear more podcasts from MCC Manitoba.

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