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Grimsby Benevolent Fund

Our Mission

The Mission of the Grimsby Benevolent Fund (GBF) is to help individuals and families in maintaining self sufficiency by providing assistance with basic needs.

Our Vision:

Our vision is one of a community-based organization that consistently provides compassionate assistance and counsel to our less fortunate neighbours in order that they might experience an improved quality of life. The GBF is committed to creating social change to reduce poverty through research, education and advocacy and to engage, energize, educate and lead Grimsby in creating a hunger-free community.

Our Values:

  • A strong sense of social responsibility
  • A committment to serving clients with respect and compassion
  • Belief in the unique abilities, strengths and gifts of each person
  • Belief in the capacity of people to grown, change and care for themselves and for one another
  • Committment to profesionalism, ethical conduct and integrity of service
  • Recognition of the importance of volunteerism and citizen participation in the community

The mission, vision and values of the GBF are the fundamental principles that will guide our development of goals and objectives.

Current Programs:

  • Food Bank
  • Gently Used Clothing, Furniture and House Wares store
  • Christmas Hamper Program
  • Client Assistance, Rent, Utilities, Transportation
  • Easter Program
  • Thanksgiving Program
  • Emergency Accommodations
  • Medical/Dental Program
  • LEAP Funding
  • Niagara Emergency Energy Fund (NEEF)
  • Hunger Awareness Program
  • "WE CARE" Packages
  • Kid's Snack Program
  • Education Bursaries
  • Birthday Program
  • Tim Horton's Summer Camp