CANstruction event info night Nov 6

The Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank is once again holding CANstruction! This event will be held over March Break this year ( March 13-19) and will be at the Cobourg Community Centre. We are looking for participants to build structures out of cans. The theme this year is Food for the Future! One part art,…

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Get Your Tickets Now EARLY SCREENING – IT: Chapter Two

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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On Track for Food – Saturday, August 17th 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

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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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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September is Hunger Action Month

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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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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