Food For Friends and The Meeting Place
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
Rent receipt or lease
Food for Friends - Woodstock & Ingersoll
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
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:
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