UPDATE: Plenty of Time to Help Out With Easter Food Drive

Food Bank Aiming for 75,000lbs of Food

The changing of the season brings with it the launch of the Barrie Food Bank Spring Food Drive. This year, the social service is looking to raise 75,000 pounds of food by the end of April. Food bank usage continues to rise, close to 2,800 people a month relying on it. Last year, 5,300 children were among those served. Donations of food can be made at any grocery store in the Barrie area, while financial donations can be made at www.barriefoodbank.org.  Tax receipts provided.

Most Needed Items

  • canned tomatoes
  • peanut butter
  • canned luncheon meats, tuna and salmon
  • large juices
  • soups
  • canned pasta
  • macaroni
  • school snacks
  • pancake mix
  • canned green beans, peas and mixed vegetables
  • canned fruit such as peaches and pears
  • baby food
  • personal hygiene products such as shampoo, body wash, toothpaste and toothbrushes