Friday, February 22, 2019

Help

Volunteer Opportunities Available!

If you are looking to give back in your community we have many opportunities. Some include:  volunteering during the Food Bank business hours.  Volunteer for special events, volunteer for the Christmas Hamper Program, Volunteer during the Friday evening Bingo at the Elks Hall in our concession.  Selling pop, chips, chocolate bars

How to Help


Here are just a few ways you can help
  • Volunteer your time .... just a few hours every now and then makes a world of difference
  • Donate food items that are fresh and nutritious
  • Attend your local events that are in support of the food bank in your area
  • Consider taxable donations and inclusion in your will or insurance (consult with your tax professional)
  • Drop off your recyclables at local drop off locations and donate the proceeds
  • grow a little extra in your garden
  • Glean fruit and vegetables for donation to help with our fresh produce needs
  • Have fun holding your own food or funds drive
  • Donate gently used clothing for daily wear and especially winter outer wear
  • Donate gifts and / or food for the Christmas hamper program
  • Sponsor a client whether it be a single, double or family unit as a part of the Christmas Hamper Program
  • Sponsor a "Success by 6" nutrition package (details available at your local office)
  • Commercial kitchen operations or retail food businesses can participate in our Food Reclamation Program where food that may have gone to waste can be collected and allocated accordingly
  • Donate to the Food Bank at local participating merchants (some will match your donation)
  • Donate your Canadian Tire money
  • Hold a garage sale or yard sale and accept food bank items as payment
  • Buy a Tim Horton's "Smile" cookie
  • Coordinate a toy run with your local motorcycle enthusiasts
     For more information on how you can help please contact us here