Tobermory Food Bank News: Summer Schedule For July And August

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Submitted by Linda Godhue

The Tobermory Food Bank will be going to its summer schedule for July and August. The Food Bank will be open on an ON-CALL basis only, on the following Tuesdays – July 9th, July 23rd, August 6th and August 20th. That means if anyone needs to access the Food Bank, they must call ahead by at least the Monday prior to those dates. Please call Linda at 519-596-2333 or Jim at 519-375-7010. The Food Bank will commence regular hours on Tuesday September 3rd.
We had another successful BBQ on the Saturday of the Chi-Cheemaun festival. Thank you to everyone who came by to get a hotdog and a drink. The generosity of the community and visitors was amazing. The generosity shown on that day and year-round helps us in our work of assisting those among us that face daily food security issues. Another expression of generosity is the proceeds from the Trivia Night at the Legion, as well as the total community support of individuals, organizations and Churches.
During the summer months, food donations can be dropped off at the Post Office. Always welcome are items such as Peanut Butter, Chunky style or any type of soup, and dry packaged pasta meals. Canned vegetables including potatoes are also needed.
If you have any questions regarding the food bank, please call Linda at 519-596-2333.