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Centre Wellington Food Bank

Site: Fergus Marketplace

Contact Information
Alternate Name CWFB
Office Phone 519-787-1401
E-Mail cwfoodbank@wightman.ca
Website cwfoodbank.org
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Fred Aleksandrowicz, Manager
Description (Site) Fergus-Downtown Area
Located In Community Fergus
Address & Map
Fergus Marketplace
105 Queen St W, Unit 12
Fergus, ON N1M 1S6
 
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Intersection St David St S and Queen St E
Mailing Address PO Box 279 
Fergus, ON N1M 2W8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Distributes groceries to people who are in need on a monthly basis or in emergency situations. Serving through justice and dignity is a priority of the organization.
Description (Service) Assistance with food, clothing and household items during monthly client visits  
* Christmas hamper and gift programs  
* referrals to other agencies and programs  
* cooking classes and volunteer opportunities  
* commercial kitchen shared with nonprofit groups 
 
Donation boxes for non-perishable food and household items located at Zehrs, Freshco and Walmart stores in Fergus. Donations also accepted at the food bank.
Hours Regular hours Tue, Thu 10 am-4 pm * Wed 10 am-1 pm, 5 pm-7:30 pm * Fri 10 am-1 pm 
Client appointment hours Tue, Thu 1 pm-4 pm * Wed 5 pm-7:30 pm 
 
**Food donations may be dropped off during regular hours
Areas Served Centre Wellington
Eligibility Applicant must provide:  
* source of income documents  
* proof of residency in Township of Centre Wellington (two items) 
* photo ID 
 
Confidentiality is maintained. Visit website or call for information.
Application Application process: call first or drop in; new clients are encouraged to call for an appointment  
Frequency: clients must register to attend the food bank once a month 
 
**Clients may drop in for fresh bread, produce and homemade soups (when available) any time food bank is open * call ahead to determine availability
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1991
Funding Grants - County of Wellington and Township of Centre Wellington ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way
Print Material Member of the Ontario Association of Food Banks and Food Banks Canada
Subjects
Service Categories Christmas Programs ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Cooking Classes ; Food Banks ; Food Donation Programs ; General Clothing Provision ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Nutrition Education ; Volunteer Opportunities