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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 and 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.

Anyone Can Donate

Help Feed Our Neighbours

Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank has been providing food and other essentials to our Neighbours, experiencing food insecurity, since 1987.

It takes all of us to Help Feed Our Neighbours.

2023 Hunger Facts

Fare Share Food Bank


Households served


 Individual visits 

Food & Financial Donations

FOOD Donations

Your Local Food Bank Needs:

Canned Pasta, Stew, Chili, Soup  Pudding & Fruit Cups

Flakes of Ham, Turkey, Chicken

Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate

Meal Replacement/Protein Drinks

Mac & Cheese, Pasta/Rice Side Dishes

Canned Fruit/Vegetables

Juice and Juice Boxes

Cereal, Oatmeal

Oil and Sugar

PB, Jam, Cheese Spread

Cookies and Crackers

Peanut Free Granola Bars

Shampoo, Body Wash

Deodorant and Dental Care

Diapers and Baby Care

Period and Incontinence Products




Financial Donations

Financial donations are needed to help provide food & other basic necessities to individuals & families in need throughout Port Hope, Cobourg and surrounding communities.

Tax receipts are issued for all donations of $20.00 or more.

To Donate by Mail: Send your cheque to P.O. Box 572, Cobourg, ON K9A 4L3.

To Donate in Person: Drop off your donation at either Food Bank location when they are open.

To Donate Online: Please visit CanadaHelps and use the form to make your donation to Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank.

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.)