Community Food Bank
Our Food Bank is available to anyone in South Frontenac and rural Kingston (north of Hwy. 401) who needs help.
Clients may access the Food Bank once a month for a hamper with 5-7 days worth of perishable and non-perishable food items. The delivery fee is $10.
Currently, food hampers are available for pick-up on:
Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - call the office before 4:00 pm on Monday to pick up a hamper on Wednesday.
Fridays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. - call the office before 4:00 pm on Wednesday to pick up a hamper on Friday.
Deliveries are available if required. A delivery fee may apply.
When placing your order, be sure to mention any special dietary needs.
Food Items as available:
Fresh seasonal produce from our community garden.
Perishables such as: vegetables, fruit, milk, bread, eggs, meat and protein products.
Family staples such as peanut butter, cereal, pasta, pasta sauce, soup and healthy school snacks.
Diapers, formula and baby food available upon request.
Personal hygiene/toiletries, pet food, upon request and availability.
Pick-Up Times and Locations:
The Grace Centre
4295 Stagecoach Road
Sydenham, ON K0H 2T0
Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6094 Carleton Dr.
Verona, ON K0H 2W0
2nd Wednesday of the month
Southern Frontenac Community Service's Food Bank is run by a dedicated group of hardworking volunteers. It relies on donations from local churches, schools, organizations, and the general public. We receive no government funding, and rely entirely on personal and corporate donations. To date in 2020, we have provided food for 1326 individuals, including 556 children.
Grace Community Garden
Our on-site greenhouse and expanded community garden provide fresh, organic produce from April-November to an average of 50 families each month. All the planting, weeding, and harvesting is done by an amazing group of green-thumbed volunteers.
Ontario Association of Food Banks
Southern Frontenac Community Services is a member of the Ontario Association of Food Banks. Membership means that we adhere to nutritional guidelines, and will benefit from any potential corporate donations, and grant opportunities offered through the network.
Donations of food or cash are always appreciated. Items most in need include: children's snacks, peanut butter, canned meats and fish, pork and beans, pasta sauce, canned stew and chili, soda crackers, mac and cheese, and juice. Monetary donations for perishable items such as milk, fruit and vegetables are always appreciated. soap, shampoo are always welcome. Hygiene items such as soap, shampoo, diapers and baby wipes are also appreciated.
Southern Frontenac Community Services has a goal to reduce hunger and break the cycle of poverty through education and offering nutritious food to our food bank clients.
Thank you for all of your community support.