Mission Statement

Kawartha Lakes Food Source is a community effort to reduce hunger in the City of Kawartha Lakes by:

  1. maintaining a central distribution centre to supply food to organizations that provide food to individuals in need,
  2. raising public awareness, and
  3. working in concert with other local not-for-profit organizations.

Values Statement

The work we do, product we deliver and services we provide reflect the values of our organization:

  • Accountability
  • Effectiveness
  • Responsiveness
  • Respect
  • Support and
  • Collaboration

What we do

We operate from a centralized distribution centre; we collect food from reclamation sources; buy food in bulk; sort and store food; promote awareness of hunger and its impact; and coordinate fundraising. We provide food to member organizations on a monthly “fair share” basis.

Who we are

We are a not-for-profit organization of volunteers from across the City of Kawartha Lakes.

Ontario Association of Food Banks member