News & Updates

Abi & Toyo’s Story

Abi, a mother of four and a social worker at a local women’s shelter, knows about tough decisions. Years ago,...

Tanya’s Story

Tanya’s Story

Tanya has been a client of the food bank for over 10 years as she struggled on her own to...

Brenda’s Story

My journey into the life of a food banker began in 1988 when I was approached by a friend to...

Holly’s Story

My name is Holly, and for most of my adult life I have been transient. I also suffer with mental...

Ron’s Story

In 2010, Ron came to the Barrie Food Bank in need of food. He had struggled in his life with...

Renfrew & District Food Bank Clients

The food bank is there when I can’t provide for myself and knowing the community is really there. – Anonymous...

Rick’s Story

As a young adult, attending school, I found it very difficult to make ends meet financially. With my disability, I...

Brent’s Story

Brent has been coming to his local food bank for the last 6.5 years. When he first started coming to...

Father B., Doug, Mike & Cathy’s Stories

The Food Bank has opened my eyes to the plight of the poor in our community. Some have physical disabilities,...

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