About the Zion/Hope Food Bank

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The Zion/Hope Food Bank is a ministry run out of Zion CRC in Oshawa, by both the Congregations of Zion CRC, and Hope Fellowship CRC, Courtice. 
The Food Bank has been serving Oshawa for over 15 years! The Food Bank
is run solely by volunteers between both congregations, and some volunteers from the community.

Questions & Answers

When is the Food Bank opened?
The Food Bank is opened every Thursday from 11AM – 12PM in the Zion Christian Reformed Church Fellowship Hall at 409 Adelaide Avenue East – the Church on the corner of Central Park Blvd. and Adelaide Avenue East – in Oshawa.
Who can come to the Food Bank?
For many reasons, for many people, putting food on the table can be a struggle. The Zion/Hope Food Bank is open to those in the Oshawa and surrounding community who need assistance in providing food for themselves and their family.
What do I bring? How does it work?
To make use of Food Bank services, you must bring a piece of Photo ID for yourself, and anyone in your family (ie. spouse, children) that the food would be going to. Food will only be distributed for the number of family members with photo ID.
The Food Bank opens at 11:00, but you are welcome to line up at the Food Bank door (signs posted) earlier. If you have any other questions about how the Food Bank works, contact the Zion CRC Office.
How Can You Help?
The Food Bank relies heavily on food donations and volunteers to assist in the weekly Food Bank operations.
Most need items: crackers, cereal, small jars of coffee, shampoo, hand soap, toothpaste, feminine hygiene products, baby wipes diapers, and toilet paper, however all donations are welcome.
If you would like more information about the Food Bank, or want to volunteer, contact the Zion Church Office for more information!

Story of Impact – Partnering With Our City

We love partnering with our friends from Walter E. Harris Public School right here in Oshawa! Several of their students help out on a monthly basis from sorting food, to setting up for the weekly Food Bank. Below are a few photos of the Grade 1 class who collected non-perishable food items for the Food Bank! We love it when we can work together within community in order to give back to our city!