Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank Launches CANstruction® Event 

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

  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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Food insecurity in Northumberland isn’t going away

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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Golf Tournament raises over $34,000!!

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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Kawartha Credit Union donates $2,000

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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6th Annual George Leger Golf Tournament

Well we are in full swing with the work leading up to the golf tournament on June 15th at Dalewood Golf Club. This fun event includes lunch and dinner banquet with on course games and fun raffle, silent auction and live auction prizes. Don’t miss out on this great event for great cause! Did you

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All Hands on Deck – MyFM & Classic Rock Food Drive

Several grocery stores are teaming up with 93.3 myFM & Classic Rock 107.9 to hold a Food Drive for Food 4 All Northumberland & Northumberland Fare Share Food Banksthis Friday March 9th in Port Hope at Pharmasave Port Hope and Metro Port Hope. In Cobourg, Walmart Cobourg, Metro Cobourg, No Frills, & Fisher’s Foodland – In The Community. Volunteers will be on hand to

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Easter Ham Drive Starts!

Starting today, Easter Ham tickets are available for purchase. $20 goes towards giving families in need a little extra over the Easter weekend. The following locations will have Easter Ham Tickets available to purchase: Holton Flowers Quinn’s Blooms Queenies Bake Shop Lauria Auto Group Leclerc’s Butcher Shop Kawartha Credit Union The Beamish House  


2018 Golf Tournament – SAVE THE DATE!

So we have officially booked the 2018 George Leger Memorial Golf Tournament for Friday June 15th at Dalewood Golf Club. You’ll see details in the upcoming month about sponsorship opportunities and registration of foursomes. This annual tournament helps to support our milk program, for information on how to become a sponsor, player or to volunteer

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Food Bank receives $20,000 Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant

Last night we celebrated our annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at the Cobourg Columbus Centre. In addition to our normal festivities, we were presented with our commemorative plaque from the Ontario Trillium Foundation for a grant that we received in 2017 for a part-time administrator. Please see the below press release with the details of the

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