A beautifully painted shipping container filled with non-perishable food and goods is headed for a permanent home beside Holy Name of Mary Church in a remote Arctic community.

And Grace Blake couldn’t be happier.

“Families here, especially during this COVID time, have been very much in need. We are an isolated community so we don’t get the type of groceries we need on a regular basis,” said Blake, a Gwich’in elder and lifelong parishioner of Holy Name of Mary Church in Tsiighetchic, located in the Inuvik region of the Northwest Territories.

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