Durham and District Food Bank

Site: Durham and District Food Bank

Service: Christmas Assistance

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Description (Service) COVID-19 Response Due to the pandemic, the Christmas hamper will not be delivered for 2020. Arrangements will be made for people to pick up their hamper on Dec 19, 2020 
Regular Service: 
Provides Christmas meal delivery to clients. Meal/hamper usually includes turkey, vegetables, meal condiments, fruit and milk. 
If there are children under the age of 16, will provide a gift and special requests can be made to meet individual needs 
Donations will be accepted until the Wednesday prior to delivery date: 
  • At the Food bank, by appointment during operating hours 
  • Royal Bank, on Garafraxa St during business hours
Money donations will be accepted at the Royal Bank on Garafaxa St. Cheques are to be made out to Durham and District Food Bank 
Volunteers needed in Dec to fill hampers, call 519-369-6860 for details and to confirm location
Service Details
Hours Pick up application forms during business hours
Dates Registration Deadline: Nov 27, 2020 
Pick up: Dec 19, 2020
Areas Served Durham (Village of) ; West Grey ; Parts of South Gate
Boundaries Serving the catchment area with boundaries N to Dornoch, E to Priceville, S to Holstein and W to Allan Park, including the town of Durham.
Eligibility Low income families. Registration is required to receive a hamper.
Application To order 
Application forms available mid Oct at Smart Buys (111 Garafraxa St S) or Heritage Corner Variety (393 Garafraxa St N) or by phone.  
Completed application can be dropped off at either Smart Buys or Heritage Corner Variety. 
People living outside the village of Durham can register by phone at 519-369-6860. 
Number of people in the house and proof of income and expenses required as well as number and ages of any children ages 16 or under 
Hampers picked up on Sat prior to Christmas
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Durham (Village of)
Address & Map
Food Bank
185 Elizabeth St E
Durham, ON N0G 1R0
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Intersection Elizabeth St and Hwy 6
Physical Access Unknown - accessibility is accommodated at time of registration
Contact information
Office Phone 519-369-6860
E-Mail durhamfoodbank@gmail.com
Primary Contact Audrey Kell, Chair
Alternate Contact Marlene Lough
Mailing Address PO Box 1385 
Durham, ON N0G 1R0

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