Newark Neighbours - Covid 19 Update

October News

Please note our upcoming Thanksgiving Hours


In order to prepare our thanksgiving baskets for our food clients, and provide our volunteers with a much deserved rest, we will be closed from NOON Wednesday, October 7th through Tuesday, October 13th. The store will re-open for shopping on Wednesday, October 14th at 9:30 a.m.

As well, kindly hold your donations until October 14th. The storage containers will be locked over the holidays. Any items left on the premises must be disposed of at a cost to Newark.  So please help us save money. 


Drop-offs and shopping will resume @ 9:30 a.m., October 14th.

Wishing everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving.
Thank You for your continued support :)


Your Newark Neighbours Team :)


September News

Attention Shoppers/Food Bank Clients 

We are thrilled to announce that the Thrift Store will be reopening with restrictions!  


Beginning September 14th, 2020, shoppers will be welcome to shop on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. The store will be open from 9:30 a.m., until 1:00 p.m., on those days only.  Due to the size and physical distancing requirements of the shop, we will be limiting the number of shoppers to three (3) at a time. Contact information will be gathered (name, phone number), as well, masks must be worn while shopping. 

The Food Bank will continue operating on the existing schedule with food pick up on Tuesday and Thursdays between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  We ask our food bank clients to continue to call to schedule your visit at (905) 468-3519.


Clothing & Household Donations

Drop-off of clothing and small/clean household articles will resume @ our 310 John Street location on September 14th, 2020 from Monday to Friday only.  Our drop-off boxes will continue to remain locked on weekends.  We ask that you refrain from leaving any articles unattended, as we will need to dispose of them at a cost to Newark.


Food Drive – Newark Neighbours Day


A very thoughtful NOTL Community group of residents be hosting two (2) food drives for Newark Neighbours. 


The first, will be held at Phil’s Valu-Mart in Virgil on Saturday, September 19th from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m.  Volunteers will be collecting donations in the parking lot!

The second entitled “Newark Neighbours Day” will be held Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020.  Volunteers will be collecting from residents throughout the community; in addition, drop-offs can be delivered to the Cornerstone Community Church, 1570 Niagara Stone Road in Virgil from 10:00 a.m., until 3:30 p.m.


Items in need:


Thanksgiving Food Baskets

  • Canned Ham

  • Stuffing Mix (boxed) – any kind or flavour

  • Cranberry sauce (canned)

  • Canned gravy

  • Canned green beans

  • Canned peas

  • Canned pineapple

  • Cookies – any kind or flavour

  • Crackers

  • Cranberry juice (bottles)

  • Apple juice (bottles)


General Food Bank Supplies

  • Pasta Sauces – any kind or flavour

  • Cake Mixes – any kind or flavour

  • Jell-O – any flavour

  • Rice

  • Canned Salmon

  • Shampoo

  • Conditioner

  • Soap – bar or liquid

  • Body Lotion

  • Paper Towels


We appreciate all donations of food supplies; however, we are very well stocked on the following items.


  • Kraft Dinner Macaroni and Cheese

  • Canned Tuna

  • Cereal (any kind or flavour)

  • Oatmeal

  • Pasta

  • Canned Tomatoes

  • Peanut Butter    

  • Chunky Soups (any type)

  • Tomato Soup

  • Canned corn

  • Apple Sauce

  • Mr. Noodle packets       

  • Toilet Paper


How can you continue to help?


Monetary donations, options are: 

  • Kindly mail us a cheque to: 

Newark Neighbours, P.O. Box 1142, Niagara-on-the-Lake, On, L0S 1J0

  • Alternatively, you can donate via button below.  We are using the services from Canada Helps which is a secure website in which you will receive a tax receipt for 100% of the value of your donation.

Thank you for your continued support!!!

310 John Street East (off the Riverbend Inn & Vineyards Driveway) Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Telephone: 905-468-3519

Newark Neighbours Food Bank & Thrift Shop

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