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Castle & Park Harvest Trunk Show & Sale

It's that time of year again! Castle & Park, Urban Vintage Interiors will once again be hosting our family friendly Harvest Trunk Show & Sale. Each fall, we open our doors to showcase amazing shop local products, artwork, handmade goods, local businesses and more from...

2015 Thanksgiving Food Drive

It is time for the Thanksgiving Food Drive! Look for the Barrie Food Bank bags in the October 1st Barrie Advance and help us reach our goal of 160 000 pounds of food and $100 000. Fill the bags and drop them off at local grocery stores such as Zehrs, Loblaws,...

Second Annual Mac & Cheese Luncheon

Update: Sold Out. It's that time of year once again to enjoy a little Mac & Cheese, listen to our great keynote speaker Ex-Dragon Bruce Croxon and raise a whole bunch of money for the Barrie Food Bank. This is a 100% donated event with 100% of the sponsorship and...

Veterans’ Salute

Veterans' Salute - A Musical Tribute Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Army Navy & Air Force Club (ANAF), 7 George St., Barrie, Ontario Barrie Concert Band - 7:15-8:30 pm Skyliners' Big Band - 9:00-11:30 pm Please join the Barrie Concert Band for their annual musical salute...

Weekend for Well Pets

On October 24 and 25th Dog owners can take part in workshops and services promoting health and wellness for our furry friends at Red Barn Event Centre's Weekend for Well Pets. Start time is 8 am. Admission is a donation of $5 or people and pet   ...

See the Grey Cup and support the Food Bank

Churches Farm Equipment is sponsoring a Food Drive giving people a chance to see The Grey Cup and enjoy the latest in farm equipment. Join the fun with a donation to the Food Bank in the Barrie Molson Center Parking lot at the North East end from 12 - 3 pm on October 8.

OPP Sledge Hockey Tournament

Thank you to the Elmvale bears Sledge Hockey team and the OPP for a great event. Fully inclusive teams with tremendous range in age and skill level played their hearts out on Saturday September 19 at the molson center. We are so thankful for the 263 pounds of food...

Barrie’s Garden Centre Annual Easter Egg Hunt

We are holding our 12th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Barrie's Garden Centre. We will be providing a free Photo Booth, free Easter Egg Hunt, $5 paint a pot and a $65 Fairy Garden workshop. The event begins at 10am and ends at 2pm. Due to the expected volume of customers...

BIG THANK YOU

We would like to express our tremendous appreciation for everyone's generosity. We collected 173 000 pounds of food. This will go a very long way in helping families who are struggling with unimaginable hardships. We are overwhelmed with joy for being  a part of...

Christmas Food Drive

The Christmas Food Drive is underway. Our goal is 150 000 pounds of food for the month of December. Usage of the food bank continues to climb. We distribute 70 000 pounds of food each month. Dona tons can be made in any.grocery store or various drop boxes around the...