Essex Area Food Bank

Site: Essex - Maidstone Ave

Service: Food Bank

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-800-2340 * during business hours only
Alternate Contact Lonnie Jones, Treasurer; Phone: (Residence) 519-776-9949
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Community food bank  
* provides perishable and non-perishable food items  
* soaps and toiletries  
* children's clothing  
* bedding  
* small appliances  
* Christmas Baskets for families with children distributed early Dec every year and conducts a Holiday Food Drive  
* receipts provided for donations  
* member of Windsor-Essex County Food Bank Association  
* accept community donations from the Plant A Row Grow A Row program to supplement the food bank  
Food Bank Donations 
* during Food Bank hours
Hours Tue, Thu: 8:30 am-1 pm (closed during the Holidays, see dates below)
Dates Food Bank will be closed Dec 5, 2019-Jan 14, 2020 
Offering Christmas program for Essex Area Food Bank clients only (must be updated by Sep 30).  
* Registration for Essex County Clients on October 29 and 31, Nov 5 and 7 
* Registration for Windsor clients on Nov 5 and 7 OR until 100 families have been reached. 
* Only allowed to register for one Christmas Program
Meetings Quarterly, call for date, time and location
Areas Served Essex - and surrounding areas ; Windsor
Eligibility Low income families
Application Must show proof of income, residency, and last name of spouse  
* must also show ID for each family member  
* must also show proof of Child Tax Benefit 
(1 time a month serving Windsor * 2 times a month serving County)
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1996
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Agency Services
Site Information
Site Location Behind the High School
Located In Community Essex
Address & Map
The Old Sun Parlor Public School
492 Maidstone Ave W
Essex, ON N8M 2Y1
Intersection County Rd 34 and Maidstone Ave W
Mailing Address c/o EssexAreaFoodBank 
PO Box 3 

Essex, ON N8M 2Y1
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance

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