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FAMSAC Food Cupboard

Service: Emergency Food Service

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-820-5428
Primary Contact Glenna Jackson, Coordinator; Phone: 613-828-8525
Volunteer Coordinator Tracey Whalley, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-829-2583; Email:
Primary Executive Jeremy LeBlanc, Chair, Board of Directors, FAMSAC; Phone: 613-435-0620 * 613-668-2213
Alternate Executive Erin Coffin, Community Liaison; Phone: 613-762-5664; Email:
Address & Map
Town Hall Plaza
2006 Robertson Rd, Unit 8
Ottawa, ON K2H 1A5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - entrance * hallways ; Designated parking at entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (24 Mar 2020) remains open but has switched to the prepackaged hamper. Appointments are still necessary while the availability of appointments has been increased. Clients will receive their hamper at the door from volunteers wearing disposable gloves and using regularly sanitized carts. Delivery remains an option for those with mobility issues or those who cannot come to the food cupboard. 
Emergency food cupboard * Christmas food hampers in December * food delivery possible for individuals with mobility issues
Hours Telephone/messages Mon-Thu 9 am-12 noon * closed the first week of the month
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) ; Bells Corners, Crystal Beach, Bayshore, Craig Henry, Manordale and Trend Arlington
Boundaries Starting at the corner of Holly Acres Rd and Carling Ave, east along Carling Ave to Bayshore Dr, south along Bayshore Dr to Richmond Rd, southwest along Richmond Rd to Hwy 417, west along Hwy 417 to Hwy 416, south along Hwy 416 to train tracks, east along the train tracks to Woodroffe Ave, south along Woodroffe Ave to West Hunt Club Rd, west along West Hunt Club Road to Old Richmond Rd, through the Greenbelt to the corner of Robertson Rd and Eagleson Rd, north along Eagleson to March Road then Hertzberg Rd to Carling Ave, east along Carling Ave, back to the corner of Holly Acres Rd and Carling Ave.
Eligibility Families in need
Application Make a request by phone * dates to register for a Christmas hamper are between Nov 9-Dec 10, 2020

To locate the food bank serving a region, use the Ottawa Food Bank locator by clicking here. * NOTE: be aware the postal code may direct callers living close to a boundary to the wrong food bank. Always inform the callers of this possibility. The clients should provide their address to ensure they are oriented towards the right resource. If you are unsure of a referral, call the Food Bank.
Languages English ; French - Limited
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable Routes 57, 88, 251
Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1969
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 889285276 RR0001 ; Private
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 24 Feb 2020
Service Categories Christmas Programs ; Food Banks

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