The Manna Food Bank website is here 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.
We welcome your comments and suggestions. Thanks for visiting.
Muskoka Lodge 360 is holding a Masonic Food & Donations Drive for Manna at the Metro in Bracebridge on June 1st between 10 and 2. If you’re stopping in for some groceries, please give generously. Thanks to Mike and the rest of our friends for your ongoing support! Read more about Lodge 360′s campaign for Manna.
Food Banks Canada Reminder: May 6 to 10 is Hunger Awareness week. For more information about the solvable problem of hunger in Canada, visit Food Banks Canada’s Hunger Awareness Week website.
Every year the Manna Food Bank, with the support of Bracebridge Printing and Metroland NorthMedia, sends out pre-printed donation envelopes to the community in the Weekender that arrives on Easter weekend. We want to thank everyone who has sent in a cheque to Manna and to let you know that we are always grateful to receive your tax-deductable donation. Our address is PO Box 462, Bracebridge, ON P1L 1T8. You can also donate here on the website. Click the PayPal or CanadaHelps links on the right-hand column.
Individuals and organizations large and small have been raising money and food for the Manna Food Bank. We wish to acknowledge and thank the following for their contribution; Dads of Bracebridge, the McConnell Foundation, Kraft Foods, Rotary Bracebridge, Muskoka Lakes, Hydro One, Pizzaville, the Centennial Animal Hospital, the Bracebridge Skating Club, which held a show at the arena raising money for Manna.
A huge thank you to Muskoka Lakes Rotary Club for their generous cash donation.
Many thanks also to the Muskoka Lodge 360, which has selected the Manna Food Bank to be one of the recipients of its charity work for the year. Learn more.
Your work on behalf of Manna and its clients is much appreciated!
Manna’s AGM for 2012 took place on December 10 at Gagnon’s Your Independent Grocer in Bracebridge. Read Manna President Wendee Cameron’s round-up of 2012 here.
We are sorry to see board members Jim Brown, Sheila Gossen and Mike Heptinstall move on. But where one door closes another opens. Welcome to new board members Fyonna VanDerwerf and Peter McLaren.
Potential volunteers: Manna is seeking two interested and qualified individuals to join its board of directors. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (705) 646-0114 and leave a message for more information.
To our Clients and Volunteers
Food Bank Closing dates for 2013
The Manna Food Bank is open most Tuesdays and Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m.
Exceptions in 2013 are:
- Manna is closed on Good Friday, March 29, 2013
Please Keep Driveway Clear, No Idling
Please keep the left-hand side of the driveway clear for emergency vehicle access.
Also, please do the Lions and the environment a favour and turn off your vehicle. Exhaust from idling cars recently set off the carbon monoxide detectors at the Lion’s Hall. THANKS!