The Manna Food Bank is a volunteer-run charitable organization funded primarily by our local community. Here is how you can help.


Manna is a registered charity and financial donations are tax-deductable. Electronic receipts are available for donations by cheque if an e-mail address is provided.

Option 1: e-transfer

To e-transfer – using Interac e-transfer:
This is a simple, convenient and secure way to send and receive money from one bank to another. No personal banking information is shared.

Using your on-line banking Interac e-transfer service, set up Manna Food Bank of Bracebridge as a recipient by adding this gmail address: . When you have selected an amount to donate by e-transfer add your name and e-mail address in the comments section and a receipt for income tax purposes will be forwarded to you.

Option 2: Mail a Cheque

You can also send cheques addressed to Manna Food Bank to 1-227 Wellington Street, Bracebridge, ON, P1L 1C1

Option 3: Drop off a Cheque

You can drop your cheque off at the food bank, located at 345 Ecclestone Drive, Unit 45 Mini Mall Storage Properties, (the old Dura Building), in Bracebridge. Manna is open Tuesdays 11 to 6 pm and Fridays, 11 to 4 pm.

As of Aug. 30 cheques can be dropped off at our new location at 1-227 Wellington Street, Bracebridge 


Option 4: Publicly Traded Securities to Manna Food Bank of Bracebridge Inc.

Please complete this form for use as authorization to facilitate a timely transfer.  Transfer requests that do not contain the information requested herein may result in delayed deliveries.  The date of your donation will be the date the securities are deposited into our RBC Dominion Securities account.  The securities will be valued using the price at the close of trading the previous day.  This will be the amount used for the charitable receipt.

To help expedite this process on behalf of Manna Food Bank of Bracebridge Inc. follow these steps:

- complete the form (use this link)

- Provide a copy to your investment advisor/delivering institution and they will facilitate the transfer

- Provide a copy to Manna Food Bank Bracebridge, Inc.

Option 5:  CanadaHelps

The Manna Food Bank gratefully accepts donations online. You can send donate through CanadaHelps, a secure website for making online donations to Canadian charities.

When you donate through CanadaHelps,  you can contribute one time, or you can set your account to automatically contribute to Manna monthly. You can donate as little as $5/month, and you can cancel at any time.

Here’s a look at the Canada Helps Manna donation page, with Frequency, Amount and Payment Information highlighted. Click image to visit this page on their website.

Make it Monthly

Monthly donations are a convenient way to contribute on an ongoing basis, and it helps us stabilize our cashflow and make it more predictable throughout the year. 

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions. Click the icons below to get started.

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Thank you for your generosity!


Personal, Corporate & Community Donations

We are extremely grateful to the many individuals, businesses and not-for-profit groups that regularly support Manna. We gratefully accept monetary donations and donations of non-expired, unopened, non perishable food items. We regret that we are unable to accept home-made food items due to health regulations.

If you have a non-food donation, please consider the following:

  • Salvation Army, located at 456 Manitoba Street or call 705-645-5961
  • The Habitat for Humanity’s Bracebridge ReStore at 505 Muskoka Road 118 W
    Unit A3 Bracebridge, ON P1L 1T4 
    gratefully accepts furniture and other home-related items. You can email the store: or phone 705-646-0106
If you wish to make a donation of non-expired, unopened, non-perishable food items, donation drop boxes are available at these locations in Bracebridge:

Your Independent Grocer, Food Basics, The Hive Fitness(227 Wellington Street, Unit 1)  and the Town of Bracebridge Offices, in the Reception Area, 1000 Taylor Court.

These items could also be dropped off at the food bank at the Mini Mall Storage Properties, 345 Ecclestone Drive, Unit 45, on Tuesday & Thursday  between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. OR you can donate food on Fridays from 11 am to 1 pm.

To all our supporters, as always, thank you so much for supporting Manna.
We could not do it without you!