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Little Food Pantry Pilot launching In Barrie

Little Food Pantry Pilot launching In Barrie

In collaboration with a group of churches in the city, Barrie Food Bank is launching a pilot project to assess Little Food Pantries as a means to provide convenient access to emergency food supplies in areas of the city where there is food insecurity and/or people...

Barrie Food Bank Wants Easter Dinner to be Special

Barrie Food Bank Wants Easter Dinner to be Special

The Barrie Food Bank has turkeys to give out to families in need this Easter. “Our clients deserve to have a special meal at Easter” says Sharon Palmer, Executive Director of the food bank”. People experiencing food insecurity often don’t have a lot of choice in what...

COVID-19 Update – A Message for our Donors

Spring is here and under normal circumstances we would be launching our Easter Food Drive to replenish the shelves of the Barrie Food Bank. However, as we are all aware this is not a normal spring, today we are faced with a global pandemic of COVID-19 and we are being asked to protect ourselves…

The Food Bank looks to raise 200,000 pounds of food!

The Christmas Holiday Food Drive will kick off on November 30, 2017 with the arrival of the CP Holiday Train at the Midhurst Station on Anne St North arriving at 12:00 noon. For many this is a busy cheerful time with family and friends. Unfortunately this is not the...

New Refrigerated Van donated!

The Barrie Food Bank recently received a cool donation from the Faris Team Realty Brokerage. Mark and Joanna Faris of the Faris Team handed over the keys to a new refrigerated van which will allow the Barrie Food Bank to pick up fresh and frozen products from various...

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Thanksgiving Food Drive

On September 28th our newly designed Thanksgiving Food Bags will be delivered to your home through the Barrie Advance. Thank you for your support. Our goal for this Thanksgiving is 150 000 pounds of food. Our most needed items include Baby Food and formula, large size...