The number of people needing to use the food bank continues to run at the same level of the past few years. Donations can be made at the Annual Spring food drive in April of each year or anytime during the year at the drop-off locations listed below. Most churches will receive donations as well. If people need information on making donations they can call the food bank at 519-853-0457.
CURRENT NEEDS (as at 2nd July 2019)
Please note we currently have enough of the following items and do NOT NEED any more at this time, thank you.
NOT NEEDED ITEMS:
Hot Cereal. --- Granola Bars
Mixed Beans (including lentils, kidney beans, chickpeas)
Canned Tomatoes ---- Small Canned Soups
Chunky Soup / Chili --- Baby food in jars ---- Dry Pasta
However we have a need for most other items; the following would be MOST APPRECIATED:
MOST NEEDED ITEMS:
Cold Cereal --- Baked Beans. ---- Large Juice Boxes
Peanut Butter ---- Canned Meat and Fish including Tuna & Salmon
Mr. Noodles - Mac & Cheese -- Cookies
Flavoured Rice ----- Canned Vegetables
Jam --- Canned Meat ---- Instant Coffee ----- Canned Pasta
Perk Coffee ----- Crackers ----- Sidekicks Pasta - Hot Chocolate
Plain Rice ---- Pancake Mix & Syrup ----- Stove Top / Stuffing
Pasta Sauce. ----- Pudding Cups
Toiletries (Shampoo, Toothpaste, Deodrant etc)
We also need BABY FORMULA, LIQUID OR POWDER. Please check EXPIRY DATES before donating, Thank you.
* PLEASE NOTE: It is important that donors check the best before or expiry dates before donating non-perishables.
Food donations can be dropped off at the following locations during normal business hours:
From Tuesday to Thursday, 9am - 2pm only
Bethel Christian Reformed Church
Every Tuesday between 8:30am and 2:30pm, (or by arrangement)
The Acton Foodshare