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Our Shopping Model is Available

Our Port Hope and Cobourg  locations provide for our  shopping model.  Please bring along your reusable grocery bags.


Address: Building #19, 700 D’Arcy Street
Phone #: 905-372-5308

Open Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Open Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Address: Port Hope United Church, 34 South Street
Phone #: 905-885-6674

Open Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Anyone Can Donate

Help Feed Our Neighbours

Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank has been providing food and other essentials to our Neighbours, experiencing food insecurity, since 1987.

It takes all of us to Help Feed Our Neighbours.

Hunger Facts

Fare Share Food Bank

428,000 lbs.

of Food Distributed Annually

5,600 Households

Served Each Year

Food & Financial Donations


Drop off at either location when they are open

  • Contact us if you would like to make other arrangements for your donation
  • Donations accepted in Cobourg at David’s No Frills, Foodland, Metro and Giant Tiger, York Super IDA Pharmacy
  • Donations accepted in Port Hope at Food Basics, Davis’ Your Independent Grocer and Giant Tiger

To avoid waste, please refrain from donating food that is past its expiry date or items that are not in their original packaging.

Financial Donations

Financial donations are needed to help provide food & other basic necessities to individuals & families in need throughout Port Hope, Cobourg and surrounding communities.

Tax receipts are issued for all donations of $20.00 or more.

To Donate by Mail: Send your cheque to P.O. Box 572, Cobourg, ON K9A 4L3.

To Donate in Person: Drop off your donation at either Food Bank location when they are open.

To Donate Online: Please visit CanadaHelps and use the form to make your donation to Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank.

Hunger Facts

Fare Share Food Bank

14,300 Individual

Food Bank Visits Each Year

$1,121,360 of Food

Distributed Annually*

(*Based on Food Banks Canada national value for donated food, July 2020 at $2.62 per lb.)