About Fare Share

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 & Saturday  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 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Our Mission:

To alleviate hunger within Northumberland County by providing access to food for those in need



Our Vision:

To create a hunger free community where every individual has access to nutritious food, leading to improved overall health and well-being within Northumberland County




2023 Hunger Facts

Fare Share Food Bank


Households served


 Individual visits 

Our Values


Community: Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank fosters community through connections and collaboration to ensure no one goes hungry.

Stewardship: Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank responsibly manages its resources as a steward of the communities’ trust to address food insecurity.

Dignity: Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank believes every individual has the right to access food with dignity and respect

Our People

Board Of Directors & Staff

Our "people" are comprised of dedicated Northumberland residents who share in the Food Bank’s vision.

2023 Hunger Facts

Fare Share Food Bank

799,984 pounds

Food Distributed

$2,815,943 *

$ Worth of Food Distributed

(*Based on Food Banks Canada national value for donated food,  at $3.52 per lb.)

Our Board & Staff

Please use the General Enquiries Form to connect with a Board Member

Board of Directors

Dick Kauling 

Chair, Director Food Bank Operations and Information Technology 

Harry Meester

Vice Chair,  Director Fundraising and Community Partnerships 

John Kelly


Brent Morrill

Secretary, Director Governance

Elizabeth Edwards


Brenda Ferris


Cynthia Warn


Valerie White








Cobourg Food Bank

 Meghan Flindall Operations Manager  [email protected]

Erin Hunter Food Bank Coordinator [email protected]

Katie Wilson-Martel Volunteer Coordinator [email protected]



Port Hope Food Bank

Fare Share Main Contact

Mailing Address

Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank

P.O. Box 572,
Cobourg, ON K9A 4L3

Please use the General Enquiries Form to contact us

Our Affiliations

Northumberland County

The Food 4 All warehouse provides food and needed items to local food banks, not-for-profit community agencies and school nutrition programs.

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Food Banks Canada

Food Banks Canada is a national charitable organization supporting a network of Provincial Associations, affiliate food banks and food agencies working at the community level.

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Feed Ontario

We are a proud member of Feed Ontario. Feed Ontario is a network of 130-member food banks and over 1,100 affiliate hunger-relief programs and agencies across the province.