Description (Service) COVID19 Those in need line up at the front door. Volunteers will gather requested items from list.  
Minden Food Bank provides fresh and canned or frozen meat, vegetables, fruits, cereal, eggs, baby food, bread and a limited supply of personal care products to needy families once a month. Amount of food and/or products is determined by need and size of family. Usually 7-10 days worth of food is distributed at each visit. Community kitchen makes flash frozen foods and distributes. 
Food centre has been comprised into a small distribution hub as well as a community kitchen. 
Teaches cooking to children as well as adults (from community living) to support their mental well-being.
Service Details
Hours COVID-19 Mon, Wed 11 am-3:30 pm, Tue, Thu: 10 am-2 pm 
Mon, Wed 11 am-4 pm
Areas Served Bobcaygeon ; Carnarvon ; Dorset ; Dysart ; Ingersoll ; Kinmount ; Minden ; Norland ; Stanhope ; Also serving - Algonquin Highlands, Oxtongue & Locklin,
Boundaries Minden Hills, Algonquin Highlands, Kinmount. Referrals to other Food Banks can be arranged by office for more details.
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Questionnaire, please bring identification. (No ID required now because of COVID-19)
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Former Lawyers Office, Beside Axis Drug Store
Located In Community Minden
Address & Map
24 Newcastle St
Minden, ON K0M 2K0
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - Entrance, Parking
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-286-6838
Crisis Phone 705-286-6838
Primary Contact Joanne Barnes, Chair, Minden Food Bank; Phone: (Residence) 705-854-9208
Mailing Address c/o Minden Food Bank 
Box 893 
Minden, ON K0M 2K0

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