Community Shred Day in Support of the Barrie Food Bank
Clean out your ever accumulating piles of paper and help stock the Barrie Food Bank shelves at Team Beauchesne’s Community Shred Day on Saturday, September 9, 2017.
Team Beauchesne, in partnership with Shred North, and in support of the Barrie Food Bank, will be accepting residential paper items to be professionally shredded then confidentially recycled in exchange for generous cash or food item donations to the Barrie Food Bank.
Everyone is welcome to participate in this rain or shine event!
DATE: Saturday, September 9, 2017
TIME: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
WHERE: Barrie Food Bank
42 Anne Street South, Unit 2
Located off of Army Navy Air Force Drive, behind Pioneer Pools
WHAT ITEMS CAN BE DONATED?
The Barrie Food Bank is always in need of donations of cash and non-perishable food items such as canned fruit and vegetables, canned sauces, soups, pasta, baby food, rice, cereal, crackers, school snacks, etc. The Barrie Food Bank is now also able to accept fresh fruit and vegetables and frozen food items. Baby diapers are also in need.
WHAT ITEMS CAN BE SHREDDED?
Household paper items can be shredded such as mail, documents, newspapers, magazines, school work, hard and soft cover books. While the list may be long as to what can be effectively shredded, we kindly ask for residential paper items only at this event.
WHAT ITEMS CANNOT BE SHREDDED?
Cardboard and non-paper items such as disk drives, CDs, plastic cases, etc. cannot be shredded at this event. Corporate shredding cannot be accepted at this event. For Commercial Shredding Service, please speak to a Shred North specialist on-site.
ABOUT THE BARRIE FOOD BANK
The Barrie Food Bank – a non-profit charitable organization that receives no financial support from any level of government – relies entirely on personal, private and corporate donations of both food and financial donations to succeed. Donations allow provisions for emergency food to those families and individuals in need. The Barrie Food Bank assisted 21,000 families and individuals last year, of whom 8,000 were children. Every donation helps the Barrie Food Bank to help others … working toward a community where no one is hungry.