FOOD FOR THOUGHT….A Thanksgiving message: In this season of gratitude, we would like to give thanks for all of the wonderful things people in our community do for our Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank. We are extremely grateful for all of our contributors who fund our work with their generous gifts.. Community sponsors and supporters  don’t…

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Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank is dedicated to serving Cobourg and Port Hope neighbours, by collecting and distributing food and other life-necessities vital to improving quality of life for individuals and families in-need in our greater Northumberland community. With current events putting pressure on our Food Bank operations, the need is now greater than ever…

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As we’re all aware the recent developments around COVID-19 event has forced many organizations to address how they deliver service to the community. Unfortunately, Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank is in a position where we need to change some of our practices, policies and delivery models to meet these new challenges. Below is a list…

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Proceeds of the early screening ticket sales will support the Northumberland Fare Share Food Banks! Are you ready for IT: Chapter 2? We’re very excited and VERY thank for the generous support of Adam Pearson, owner of Queenies Bake Shop in Port Hope for his MASSIVE contribution to the Northumberland Fare Share Food Banks! As…

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ALL ONBOARD! Rotary Club of Port Hope and The Cleveland Pendock Railway present a fundraiser for the Port Hope Fair Share Food Bank. On Track for Food featuring more than 400 feet of model railway track, miniature villages and garden scale trains. All Proceeds to Port Hope Fare Share Food Bank When:  Saturday, August 17th…

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CANstruction

Cobourg, ON – November 12, 2018 One CAN make a difference. In 2019, the Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank is launching it’s largest food drive & community team building effort to date. A CANstruction® event will take place from Saturday, March 9th to March 15th, 2019 at the Northumberland Mall. An example structure will be…

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Take Action Against Hunger - Feed The Change

  September is Hunger Action Month. 4 million Canadians are food insecure and struggle to put enough food on the table. Every day they face tough decisions about how to make ends meet. This is a time where we like to highlight what you can do to help alleviate hunger in your community. There are…

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In case you missed it in Northumberland News, we talked with journalist Sarah Hyatt about the state of the local food banks and hunger in our community. Cobourg and Port Hope food banks are distributing hundreds of thousands of pounds of food every year. And while the need never seems to go away, donations sure…

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On June 15th , the 6th annual George Leger Memorial Golf 4 the Food Bank golf tournament was held at Dalewood Golf Club. The day certainly delivered! Perfect sunny weather saw more than 90 golfers participate in the day’s event. 42 hole sponsorships and over 85 merchants contributed to the success of the tournament.  Between…

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Thank you to the Cobourg branch of the Kawartha Credit Union, who this week presented Executive Director Rick Riley with a cheque for $2,000 as a part of their grant program. ‘Kawartha Credit Union has been a huge supporter of Fare Share for many years. Between food drives and fundraisers and great initiatives like this…

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