Help us create a

community where

no one is hungry.

More people are facing hunger for the first time. You can help ensure they have food and supplies to safely support themselves in this challenging time. Make a secure donation to Barrie Food Bank today to take action against food insecurity.

Every $5 provides a parent and child with a nutritious meal.


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How does the Barrie Food Bank use my donation?

Your donation will helps provide a variety of foods to those visiting us due to food insecurity. Visitors receive staple goods, fresh produce, baby food, school snacks, dairy products and culturally sensitive choices. Donations also support our direct-to-client programs like Monthly Food Hampers, School Fuel, Little Pantries, ‘Make & Take’ Cooking Classes, and our delivery and emergency food programs.

For every $1 you donate, 96 cents goes directly to food services and client programs, and 4 cents helps Barrie Food Bank ensure our efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability through fundraising and administration.

Is donating online secure?

Your donation is 100% secure. We use industry-standard software to encrypt and process all your donation information. We do not share your data with any third parties.

Will I get a tax receipt for my donation?

Yes. One-time donations made online will receive an automatic email with an attached tax receipt at the email address you provide. Monthly donations in a calendar year will be collated into one consolidated receipt and mailed to you in February of the following year. Donations sent in the mail will be receipted when received and sent out in the mail within five business days, posted to the address provided.

Charity Number:106962251RR0001

How can I donate food?

Non-perishable Food Donations: We accept food donations IN PERSON at the food bank.

Food donations can be delivered to us Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4pm, at:

42 Anne St., South
Unit 2
Barrie, ON.

Please come through the gates, around to our back door, behind Pioneer Pools. Ring the doorbell if we don’t see you coming!


Items can be dropped off at Barrie Food Bank donation bins located in every local grocery store including Zehrs, NoFrills, Costco, Metro, Freshco, Food Basics, Sobey’s, Centra, Walmart and the Wholesale Club.

For large donations (1/2 pallet or more) we can arrange a pick-up.  Please email to arrange a pick-up day and time.

For a list of most needed items see HERE.

If you have any question, please don’t hesitate to contact us: 705-725-1818 ext. 221

Can I contribute gifts in kind, securities, or through my estate?

Absolutely, thank you! These are all generous, meaningful ways, to have a lasting impact. We’re here to help you complete gifts in-kind and gifts of securities, and assist in your planned and legacy giving.

Please email or contact Karen Shuh, Manager of Fundraising & Donor Engagement at (705) 725 1818 ext 221 for more information.

Who can I contact with donation questions?

Please email or contact Karen Shuh, Manager Fundraising & Donor Engagement at  (705) 725 1818 ext 221.