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Barrie Food Bank Spring Food Drive
April 1 - April 30
The Barrie Food Bank’s Spring Food Drive kicks off April 1st.
The shelves at the Barrie Food Bank are depleted after a challenging winter. They are now serving about 2600 individuals each month, of which 900 are kids. First-time clients are up 91% over the previous year as more people struggle with the increased costs for housing, gas, and food.
The Goal is to raise $100,000 and 100,000 pounds of food by the end of April 2022.
We need your help to replenish our shelves, as we are expecting a busy spring and summer. Every contribution makes a difference. Financial donations allow us to purchase produce, dairy and meat and replenish staples as we need them.
With your help we are working towards a community where no one is hungry!
Most Needed Food Items:
- Canned tomatoes
- pasta sauce
- peanut butter
- canned tuna, ham and chicken
- school snacks such as granola bars, puddings, and fruit cups
- canned vegetables
- canned fruit
- oatmeal packs (breakfast size)
- personal hygiene items such as: body wash, shampoo, toothpaste, tampons, and pads
For more details and how to donate click HERE.