Welcome to the Port Cares Food Bank! We are located at 61 Nickel Street and serve the communities of Port Colborne and Wainfleet. Port Cares relies on the generous support of volunteers and donations from private citizens and businesses to operate this vital service in our community and your donations are always welcome. You can reach us at 905-835-1914. Food donations are accepted Monday - Thursday from 9am to 4pm.
The Food Bank is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
12:30 to 3:30 pm
If you need emergency food and support we are here to help you. You can come to either our 61 Nickel Street Food Bank or our 92 Charlotte Street location anytime Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for emergency assisstance and crisis support. 905-834-3629 or 905-835-1914.
How often can I use the Food Bank?
Once you are a member you can visit us once per month and shop our food shelves for basics.
Every week you can pick up bread and fruits and vegatables when available.
What do I bring?
Please bring your ID and grocery bags with you. If you are visiting us for the first time please bring ID for yourself and any dependants, a stub or proof of any income source, proof of rent and other bills to become a member.
What about the lunch kits for my kids?
You can pick up a lunch kit every week for each school age child. The kits contain enough bread, sandwich items, fresh fruit, granola bars etc. to make enough lunches for the entire week. This program is only made possible thanks to the contributions from the following generous donors:
The Branscombe Family Community Foundation; RAW Materials Inc.; Ontario Association of Food Banks & Monsanto Foundation.