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Nipissing First Nation

Food Bank


Description
?This program for local NFN members (on-reserve and in nearby communities) operates weekly according to a priority list to ensure there is enough to help those who need this program most. The priority list is as follows:
  • Seniors (over 60)
  • Families with young children
  • NFN community members
  • NFN employees
DEADLINE TO ORDER is Tuesday, April 28th at 12pm (noon). DOWNLOAD THE GROCERY LIST HERE.

This is a *DELIVERY ONLY* service.There is no option for pick ups. Deliveries will be done on Thursday using a school bus and orders will be placed at the end of your driveway. (Seniors will have their orders brought to the doorstep).

For more information or to place an order:
Phone / Text: 705-498-0432
Email: foodsecure@nfn.ca
  • Provides non-perishable and perishable food items and clothing to individuals and families in need or in an emergency situation
  • Provides a week's worth of children's lunches and breakfasts
  • Offers a baby food cupboard with baby food, pablum, formula and diapers
  • Provides fish and wild game when available
  • Provides a variety of gently used clothing items for family members of all ages
  • Conducts many fundraising events such as movie nights, staff food challenges, raffles, draws and community events with proceeds towards the food bank
  • Oversees donation bins within the communities
  • Gladly accepts donations of gently used clothing, food items and cash
Comments
Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson Huron Treaty
Hours of Operation
Modified - delivery only
Mon 1 pm-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Eligibility
Members of Nipissing First Nation in need

Participants are eligible for 1 visit per month (excluding emergencies) and must present:
  • Identification for all clients in household (birth certificate, etc)
  • Proof of address (utility bill etc for adults, report card (for example) as proof of residency for children)
  • Phone numbers are voluntarily collected for distribution of perishable items that may become available
  • Emergency requests (Emergency Access Form) for critical situations will be reviewed by staff and if approved, will be available during regular office hours; emergency requests granted to a maximum of 6 times per year (over and above regular monthly visits)


Residency Requirements: Nipissing First Nation
Application Process
Operates on a drop-in basis during food bank hours
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 4, 2021