Essex Area Food Bank

Site: Essex - Maidstone Ave

Service: Christmas Baskets and Holiday Food Drive

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-800-2340
Primary Contact Gerry Belanger, Manager; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Holiday Food Drive & Christmas Basket Applications 
* Provides Christmas Baskets during the Holidays see dates for Application information 
* Donations of Perishable and Non-Perishable food, Grocery Gift Cards and New clothing  
Accepts Food Bank Donations All Year 
* Receipts provided for cash donations or for food with receipts. 
* Member of Windsor-Essex County Food Bank Association
Hours Tue, Thu 8:30 am-1 pm
Dates Food Bank will be closed Dec 20, 2019-Jan 6, 2020 
Offering Christmas program for Essex Area Food Bank clients only. (Will supply Windsor families if available) 
* Registration for Essex County Clients on October 29, 31,Nov 5, 7 2019 
* Registration for Windsor clients on Nov 5,7 2019 ** OR until 100 families have been reached. 
* Only allowed to register for one Christmas Program
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility * For Essex Area families with children Infants-13 years (Will serve Windsor families if supplies available) 
* No restrictions for donations
Application * Must show proof of income for household,(child tax) residency, monthly expenses 
* must also show ID for each family member 
* call or walk-in during food bank hours to register
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1996
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Site Information
Site Location Behind the Essex High School
Located In Community Essex
Address & Map
The Old Sun Parlor Public Junior Grade School
492 Maidstone Ave W
Essex, ON N8M 2Y7
Intersection Talbot St N and Maidstone Ave East
Mailing Address c/o Essex Area Food Bank 
Box 3 
Essex, ON N8M 2Y1
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance

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