If you have too much fruit, consider donating to Jubilee Mennonite Church, another charity Fruit Share shares its fruit with.
Jubilee Mennonite is a church, reaching out to those in its community. The church runs a community kitchen, together with Donwood School, the local elementary school, where community members come (from many different backgrounds) and learn/swap recipes and make a meal for their family to take home.
They also have a community garden and use any leftover food to make a meal from this and invite the gardeners to come and eat and share in the extra harvest.
Donated fruit would be used eaten fresh, used to prepare meals and processed and preserved for later use.
365 Edelweiss Crescent
Rhubarb, Sour cherries (eg. nanking or evans cherries), Crab apples, Big eating/baking apples, Berries (eg. strawberries or raspberries), Apricots or Plums
Other Food Items
Canned Fruit Preserves (eg. jam, jelly, sauce, juice, etc.), Frozen Fruit, Home baked products (eg. fruit crisp, pies, breads, etc.). Must be dated, labelled and have ingredient list. Also, garden vegetables and emergency food pantry supplies.
Used baby & children’s clothing
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. except in July & August when the office hours are 9 – 12. Arrangements could be made for after-hours drop off by phoning the church office 204-668-9933 during office hours and talking to Donna.
Drop off at the main door (west door) where there is a doorbell to access, if someone is here.
Please phone ahead at 688-9933 to indicate the type and quantity of fruit you have to ensure there is space.