To provide a hot meal in a warm environment to those in need while building a healthier community.
Our Vision and Values
To provide excellent service in a compassionate, inclusive and safe environment while leading our community in food security initiatives
About Gathering Place, Community Food Centre
The Gathering Place is North Bay's Community Soup Kitchen. We are a not-for-profit organization and a registered charity.
We do not receive any funding from any level of government. Our entire operational budget is dependent upon donations from individuals, groups and businesses.
We have a warm, friendly, barrier-free building with a commercial grade kitchen, 26 seat dining room, three washrooms (one handi-cap accessible) and a small office.
Dining Room Hours:
Our dining room is open for lunch Monday to Friday from 11:30AM - 1:30PM, including all statutory holidays (except Christmas Day).
We have just recently launched a breakfast program that runs Tuesday and Thursday from 9AM-10AM.
-The Gathering Place serves 25,000 meals per year to neighbours in need in the North Bay and Area District.
-Since opening in 2003, The Gathering Place has served over 270,000 meals