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Coach4Food – Nobody Goes It Alone

About Coach4Food and the North Bay Food Bank

  • In 2017 the North Bay Food Bank served 11,050 clients of which 3,094 were
    children.
  • The Food Bank serviced 6,300 households within North Bay and Redbridge.
  • The North Bay Food Bank is open 4 days a week to serve our clients.
  • The Food Bank exists solely on donations from our community and receives no
    government funding.

    • Its existence relies on the generousity of our community and the
      fundraisers held to keep the shelves stocked and the doors open.
    • More than 157,000 pounds of food was donated to Food Bank in 2017.
  • Coach4Food is going into its 12th year of partnership with the Food Bank and
    has been its largest single donor over this partnership.
  • The Coach4Food program raised over 20,000 pounds of food in 2017, but
    more importantly we saw a large increase in participation, going from 9 teams
    to over 27 teams last year.
  • The participation of local minor hockey teams is the reason the Coach4Food
    program has been able to successfully help the Food Bank.
  • To continue is efforts to fill the shelves, the North Bay Food Bank has
    developed a Food of the Month Campaign which has decreased the spending
    on groceries.

    • This campaign, with partnership of local grocery/retail stores, outlines
      the most needed items that people can purchase while shopping

For more information on the North Bay Food Bank, visit: https://northbayfoodbank.ca

To participate please review the How to Participate document