Ray Fountain
I started at the GBF for something to do and enjoyed the people. I started coming more often because I was enjoying myself.
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Barbara Breen
I’ve made a lot of friends here. It’s easy to like volunteers because they want to be here. I love how the staff show their appreciation for my efforts with frequent “Thank you’s”.
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Sylvia Shorten
I have met the most incredible people who struggle every day, and to see the courage it takes to come through those doors and ask for help is sometimes overwhelming. As an intake volunteer I get to give the first words of encouragement and assurance with a hug that yes, GBF can help, all this is reassured by staff.
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Mike Alfieri
In essence, volunteering is about giving one’s own time, energy, and skills freely. Volunteers generally express a sense of achievement and motivation and this represents an innate desire and enthusiasm to help others.
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Mary Louise Ceroni
I always knew I wanted to help in my community. I count my lucky stars everyday for the life that I have, and now it was time to give a little back. GBF has a presence in Grimsby that is synonymous with helping those in need.
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 Glenda Neil - "The Toy Lady"
I was looking for something meaningful to do that didn’t involve meetings, timelines and schedules. I wanted to be able to come and go as I pleased, and if travel opportunities arose, to be able to leave with a free heart.
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Food

The cornerstone of client services at GBF is the provision of healthy nutritional choices. We offer clients the opportunity to shop in a grocery store-like atmosphere using a system based on points. Clients…

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Housing

Upon registering with GBF Community Services, clients will meet with our staff and be welcomed in a caring and respectful environment. Maintaining client confidentiality is a priority with our staff and…

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Health

There are times where individuals will experience a downturn in financial circumstances which cause difficult choices to be made. Often health and wellness related needs are the first to be overlooked…

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Store

Purpose of the Store The store benefits the community in several ways. First, profits directly fund the works of the GBF Community Services Client Services and Food Bank. Second, the store provides low…

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The cornerstone of client services at GBF is the provision…

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Upon registering with GBF Community Services, clients…

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There are times where individuals will experience…

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Purpose of the Store The store benefits the community…

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