The SHARE Food Bank distributes 5,000 pounds of food to a minimum of 375 families every week, 37% of which are children. Since the Food Bank is not government funded, its services are made possible in the Tri-Cities as a result of volunteers and generous donations from the community.
SHARE Accepted Food = Canned Fruits and Vegetables, Canned Fish and Meat, Pasta and Sauces, Canned Meals, Rice, Cereal, Peanut Butter, Pancake Mix, Juice, Granola Bars, Ensure Meal Supplements
SHARE Food Bank has also been receiving and influx of refugee families signing up to use their services. If you would like to assist SHARE in helping the families feel welcome, by providing some fo the food items that they are used to, please see the list below:
Flour, White Sugar, Olive Oil, Canola Oil, Sticky rice, Jasmine rice, Laird Green Lentils, Red split lentils, Fava beans, kidney beans (not green/string beans), Chickpeas, Bulgar wheat, Tahina/Tahini (sesame seed paste)
If you have difficultuy finding these items, check out Real Canadian Superstore or No Frills.
Please leave any Food Bank donations in the marked box in the lobby of our church.