Helpline Inc/The Oromocto Food & Clothing Bank has been serving
the greater Oromocto and outlying areas since 1987.

We are a charitable organization who’s mission is:


Oromocto Food Bank is a compassionate, inclusive, accessible organization that changes the lives of individuals and families.

In support of our mission we believe:

  • All people seeking our help should be treated with compassion, dignity and understanding
  • Our clients deserve the highest quality foods that are possible for us to provide
  • The spirit of community and volunteerism is our strength and our primary resource
  • And, we are accountable to our community for the programs and services we deliver
A Population of Over
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Fresh Foods

The organization serves a population of over 27, 000, a 70 kilometer radius from the Town of Oromocto boundaries that includes:

    • Hoyt
    • Wirral
    • Fredericton Junction
    • Tracy
    • Lincoln
    • Maugerville
    • Upper Gagetown
    • Geary
    • Burton
    • Rusagonish
    • Waasis

We believe that healthier food means healthier communities. Our food bank is able to provide 40% fresh foods to those who come to use our food hamper services through our partnerships and programs.

The facility is a 6,000 sq ft, wheelchair accessible
energy efficient building that hosts:

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    Food Distribution Warehouse

    Large refrigerators / walk in freezers

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    Class 4 Teaching Kitchen

    Doubles as a community gathering and learning space

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    Access to Free Clothing store

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    Community Gardens

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    Advocacy & Education

The facility operates with minimal paid staff and is fully supported by a team of dedicated volunteers.

The Annual Operating Budget for the organization is $250,000.

The organization is operated by a board of directors compiled of interested persons from the community.