We at Manna want to keep you–our clients, donors, volunteers, the media and the wider community–informed and up-to-date on what’s happening here at the Manna Food Bank. Be sure to check out our Latest News, below and on the right. You can also find the Manna Food Bank on Facebook.

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Turkeys and Hams

IMG_8242November 19, 2015 — It’s going to be a delicious holiday season. Turkeys and hams will be available again this year.  Sign up for those wanting a turkey or a ham will commence on Friday, November 20, 2015 at the food bank. Your turkey or ham will be available for pick up on December 11, 15, 18 and 22.

Fall Food Drive surpasses our goal!

October 8, 2015 — Thank you everyone and congratulations for what may have been our most successful Food Drive ever. Over 13,000 pounds of food and $3,000 in monetary contributions were collected. More…

Muskoka Oldtimers’ Fall Food Drive — a HUGE Thank You!

October 7, 2015 — Many many thanks to everyone who participated in the Muskoka Oldtimers Fall Food Drive that took place yesterday evening. The Oldtimers themselves, first and foremost, you are vital to Manna’s biggest food-raising event of the year. Kudos to Rob Fraser, who is doing a sterling job, and all of you. Thank you also to the many volunteers who came out, going door to door, and at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds, and to all of you who donated to Manna. We’ll send along results as soon as we have them. In the meantime, click here for a thank-you note from Rob Fraser and a few pictures from the evening. And if we missed you, we do apologize. Give us a call or drop your donation at YIGs or Metro. Thank you!!

Fifth Annual Peter Hill Memorial Food Drive

August 24, 2015 – The Fifth Annual Peter Hill Memorial Food Drive will be taking place on August 27, 2015 at the Windemere Docks. Last year the community donated 300 pounds of food, as well as several generous cash donations. If you are able to, please support this worthy endeavour!

Alina Preston Art Shows

August 18, 2015 – Local artist Alina Preston will be having a series of art shows later this month. Admission is free and a percentage of the proceeds from sales will be donated to Manna Food Bank. You can find her at the following locations:

August 22 and 26 – Residences of McMurray (the old high school)

August 29 and September 26 – Spektrum Hair Studio (79 Manitoba Street)

To our Clients and Volunteers

The Manna Food Bank is open most Tuesdays and Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. In 2014 we are CLOSED on Good Friday (April 18), Canada Day (July 1) and Boxing Day (December 26).