Ailsa Craig & Area Food Bank & Thrift Store



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Update to the Previous Building Project Update...

Posted by acafb on September 29, 2020 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Someone recently drew to my attention that our website seemed to indicate that the building project was no longer happening. I want to assure you that we have been working very hard to see the buildling project resumed. To assure all concerned we are absolutely are moving forward with a building project on the property we had originally purchased. Please keep an eye out for any news on our status. Thank you all for your patience and support!

Mark Isaac, General Manager & the Board o...

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Thank you!!!

Posted by acafb on June 26, 2020 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (1)

We want to express our thanks for the incredible and continued support we have been receiving throughout the covid-19 pandemi...

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Please see the update to this Press Release

Posted by acafb on August 19, 2016 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (1)

BUILDING PROJECT UPDATE – “Seeking New Location”

In the last two years the Ailsa Craig & Area Food Bank has made several adjustments to the site plan for a new Food Bank on Main Street bringing the board of directors to a decision that the current property no longer fits our vision for the future. We want to recognize the Municipality of North Middlesex and Middlesex County for their input on the project to date. Full details of the process can be viewed on our web...

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Summer Food Bank Needs

Posted by acafb on June 17, 2016 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Happy June greetings from all our staff and volunteers at Ailsa Craig & Area Food Bank! Thank you for your interest and support for the work of the food bank in our local area. We had three recent area food drives which brought many items back up. Thank you to the communities in Lucan-Biddulph and North Middlesex for supporting the annual Firefighters Spring food drives in those municipalities. By cycling food drives in different communities at specific times of the year, it helps to keep...

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Posted by acafb on June 7, 2016 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Have you heard of The Great Canadian GIVING CHALLENGE? Every donation (minimum $3.00 donation to qualify) made through our CanadaHelps online donation button during the month of June gives our charity a chance to win a $10,000 donation!  Imagine the impact $10,000 would have for the work of our food bank. If you've ever thought about making an online donation, this is the month to try it. Visit our homepage at to donate. Thank you for your support!

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Cooler unit brings savings!

Posted by acafb on January 21, 2016 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

We are grateful to see ongoing savings to our food bank because of a grant received this past September allowing us to purchase a large commercial cooler. It replaced two old refrigerators and cut our hydro bill in half! One refrigerator had quit and was already removed. All the savings came with the removal of the last old refrigerator and plugging the new large commercial unit with the capacity of two normal refrigerators.

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Easter Weekend Hours

Posted by acafb on April 1, 2015 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Community Spirit Award

Posted by acafb on September 23, 2014 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

We are thrilled to share the following announcement from Middlesex Mutual Insurance...

Community Spirit Award 2014



The Board of Directors and our Community Spirit Award Committee consisting of John Brennan, Director, Paula Bodkin, Director, Fran Dow, Agent, Danielle Duffenais, Underwriter, and Nancy Preston, President & CEO saw a need in the community and proceeded, without application submissions, to grant the Ailsa Craig & Area Food Bank...

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Check Out Our New Webstore!

Posted by acafb on September 23, 2014 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Visit our new webstore for a new way to shop our thrift store. Product is limited for now, but we hope to see it develop. Click the link to visit...

Ontario Meat & Poultry Thanksgiving Giveaway

Posted by acafb on September 23, 2014 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Visit Facebook to vote for our food bank in the Ontario Meat & Poultry Thanksgiving Giveaway. You can visit and vote daily to give us a chance to win a $200.00 donation of meat & poultry.