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Emergency responders hold food drive for Partners in Mission Food Bank

September 27, 2016 -

Kingston's emergency first responders will be gathering  food and cash donations for the Partners in Mission Food Bank on Saturday, Oct. 1 outside grocery stores.

"We're glad to have this help from our emergency responders.  Not having enough to eat is an emergency and it's an emergency Partners in Mission Food Bank is, unfortunately, addressing on a daily basis," says Sandy Singers of the Partners in Mission Food Bank.

Kingston area firefighters, police and paramedics will be collecting food in their vehicles and cash donations in cash cans from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday. Plan to give what you can to:

  • Frontenac Paramedic Services at the Loblaw's at 1048 Midland Ave.
  • Kingston Police at the Loblaw's at 1100 Princess St.
  • Kingston Fire & Rescue at Grant's No Frills at 1162 Division St.

For more details on the Partners in Mission Food Bank, see www.kingstonfoodbank.net.

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Media contact: For more information call:

Sandy Singers, Partners in Mission Food Bank – call 613-544-8230.

Kingston Fire & Rescue – call the City of Kingston's strategic communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.

Kingston Police – call Jody Armstrong, 613-532-4620 Frontenac Paramedic Services – call Marco Smits 613-548-9400, ext. 305