Description & Services
Public Comments The Healthy Food Box value is estimated at $35 - $45
Description (Service) Supports and coordinates programs and services that enhance healthy nutrition and lifestyles
 
Healthy Food Box Program 
  • Partners with Clover Valley Farmers Market to provide boxes of fresh produce to individuals and families 
  • Aims to offer food boxes at more affordable prices
 
Nutritious Food Basket 
  • Partners with grocery stores to determine the cost of feeding a family with healthy and nutritious foods 
  • Uses results to advocate for better income levels, affordable housing and quality child care
 
Provides information and referrals to food-related programs including: 
  • Christmas hampers 
  • Community kitchens and gardens 
  • Cooking and nutrition classes 
  • Food banks 
  • Grocery and restaurant vouchers 
  • Meals on Wheels programs 
  • Milk programs
 
Also administers:
 
Student Nutrition Program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Healthy Food Box Program
 
Order a food box at local office by the first Thu of the month; pick up on third Thu of the month
Languages English
Fees Program - refundable $5 deposit; $25 per box ; None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-3147
Toll Free Phone 1-800-830-5978
After Hours Phone Emergency 1-866-475-6505
Fax 807-468-4970
Website www.nwhu.on.ca
Primary Contact Program Assistant; Phone: 807-468-3147 ext 3269
Alternate Contact Chronic Disease and Injuries Manager; Phone: 807-484-9938
Primary Executive Mark Perrault, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-468-3147 ext 3260
Located In Community Kenora
Address 210 First St N
Kenora, ON P9N 2K4
 
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Intersection First St N and Matheson St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)