Food For Friends and The Meeting Place

          PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE CURRENTLY IN NEED OF LADIES AND MEN'S CLOTHING IN SIZES SMALL AND MEDIUM.  ALL DONATIONS CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT COLLEGE AVE. UNITED CHURCH, 22 WILSON ST.                         

In need of services? Come to College Ave Church in Woodstock and Trinity United Church in Ingersoll to the meeting place for information on what is available.

If you are coming for Food Cards for the first time please bring what you can of the following:

  • ID for each member of the family

  • Income verification

  • Rent receipt or lease

  • Monthly expenses

  • Bank statement

 

Food for Friends - Woodstock & Ingersoll

NEW HOURS

Ingersoll Hours:Tuesday and Thursday 9 am-12noon

 

Woodstock Hours: Monday's,Wednesday's & Friday's 9 am-11:30 am

 

Along with the Food For Friends cards (see below), The Meeting Place offers referral to other services within the county, counselling and taxable items that can not be purchased with the Food for Friends card, such as toiletries, personal hygiene products, cleaning products, etc.

Many local churches, businesses and individuals participate in donating these products on a regular basis for which we are so grateful, if you would like to donate please contact us at 519-539-3361 or 519-320-1372 to find out how

Participating stores in Oxford County for the Food for Friends Program are shown below

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Food for Friends has a cupboard for taxable items to help individuals stretch their monthly income. 

Taxable items are items that our clients are not able to purchase

with their food cards.

During the Pandemic it has become increasingly more difficult to keep our cupboard supplied therefore we are appealing to the public for help.

WE ARE IN NEED OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

 

  • DEODORANT     

  • SHOWER GEL/BODY WASH and BARS OF SOAP

  • TOILET TISSUE,   KLEENEX TISSUE,  PAPER TOWELS

  • SHAMPOO/CONDITIONER  (adult, baby and kid's shampoo)

  • HAIR BRUSHES and COMBS

  • SHAVING CREAM and RAZORS

  • DISH SOAP, LAUNDRY SOAP, DRYER SHEETS

  • ALL PURPOSE HOUSEHOLD CLEANER

  • TOOTHBRUSHES/TOOTHPASTE,  KID'S TOOTHBRUSHES, TOOTHPASTE

  • TAMPONS/SANITARY PADS, DIAPERS and WIPES

Donations can be brought to the Operation Sharing Offices, please contact to arrange

drop off times outside of our operating hours listed below:
College Avenue United Church, 22 Wilson Street, Woodstock from 9:30am until 11:30am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Trinity United Church, 118 Church Street, Ingersoll from 9:30am until noon on

Tuesday and Thursday

If you have any questions please feel free to call Bonnie at 519-539-3361 

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