Barrie Food Bank

Office Phone 705-725-1818
Fax 705-725-1732
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Primary Contact Evy Willer, Operations Manager and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 705-725-1818 ext 3; Email:
Alternate Contact Marie Ali, Administrative Assistant; Email:
Primary Executive Peter Sundborg, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Executive Michelle Simons, Manager of Community Relations; Email:
Hours Interviews and food distribution: Mon, Wed, Fri 1 pm-3:30 pm  
Morning Drop-in: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-11:30 am  
Donations Received: Mon 8:30 am-11:30 am, 1 pm-3:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-11:30 am * Wed 8:30 am-11:30 am, 1 pm-3:30 pm * Thu 8:30 am-11:30 am * Fri 8:30 am-11:30 am, 1 pm-3:30 pm
Description and Service
Description (Service) Emergency food relief up to ten times a year * interviews and food distribution occur on Mon, Wed and Fri afternoons * please bring plastic or canvas bags for your order * consultation and referral services also provided to encourage self sufficiency and personal well being 
Offer morning drop-in program to distribute surplus items such as bread, baked goods, vegetables and other products depending on supplies
Eligibility Morning Drop-in: open to anyone * Food distribution: only to those living in specified areas served
Application People seeking emergency food relief can apply in person for a confidential assessment verifying the current emergency * the assessment will require the following documents * proof of income (statements from Ontario Works, Employment Insurance, pension, etc) * official rent receipt or proof of mortgage and other monthly expenses * ID for each adult living in the home with current address (driver's licence, cheque, bill or other mail) * proof of family members who are under the applicant's care 
No documents are needed for the Mon-Fri morning drop-in
Languages English
Fees None
Volunteer Description * volunteers needed to sort food, pack orders, assist with fundraising activities and conduct recipient interviews * accepts volunteers ages 15 and up
Location Information
Areas Served Barrie ; Essa - (portion) ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte - (portion) ; Springwater - (portion) ; Boundaries of service are very specific * service only to communities listed below:
Anten Mills - south of Horseshoe Valley Rd
Barrie - east of Tiffin St
Belle Ewart
Churchill - up to 2nd line
Coulson - south of Horseshoe Valley Rd, West of 7th Line
Craighurst - south of Horseshoe Valley Rd
Oro-Medonte - only to Line 7
Oro Station - Ridge Rd W only, not Ridge Rd
Shanty Bay
Springwater - west to County Rd 28, North to Consession 2
Thornton - East of Hwy 27
Village of Minesing - only the village
Site Location Two blocks south of Dunlop St W on the northside of the Pioneer Pools building
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
42 Anne St S, Unit 2
Barrie, ON
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Intersection Anne St S and Dunlop St W
Mailing Address PO Box 145 
Barrie, ON L4M 4S9
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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