A lot of work in Muskoka is seasonal, and many local people rely on food banks to help them bridge the gap between employment contracts. A long harsh winter can leave local families reeling from increased propane and hydro costs, and help with groceries can mean a lot.
Rather than leave your extra canned goods to get stale over the winter, or cart them all back to the city, consider dropping off your leftover tins to a local food bank.
Muskoka Lakes Food Drive is already in full swing!
Please visit one of the below locations to donate.
Oliver’s Coffee Corporation Port Carling, Bala, Gravenhurst, and Bracebridge locations.
Walkers Point Marina
Gordon Bay Marine
Glen Orchard General Store
Silver Stream Farms Ltd
Muskoka Station Store (cash donation )
Home Hardware, Building Centre & Furniture Stores (Port Carling)
Muskoka Lakes Association
What can I donate?
Kraft Dinner / Pastas, Tomato Sauce, Soups, Canned Vegetables
Canned Fruits (When available), Smooth Peanut Butter (Small)
Salmon & Tuna, Brown Beans, Chick Peas / Lentils, Cereals
Hearty Soups / Stews, Healthy School Snacks for Kids.
A link to our Food Drive locations / Items that can be donated, is available below:
This entry was posted on September 28, 2019 by Jim and Iris
“Thank you for the memorable sales and closing experience of finding the cottage of our dreams. A perfect fit for our needs.”I & E – Lake Muskoka cottage buyers
“Jim and Iris Gardiner were both amazing to deal with. A truly professional team. They shared a great deal of knowledge with us and really shed important light regarding potential Island Cottage ownership – all the pros and cons. Not only did they sell our existing cottage in 24 hours for much higher than our asking price they helped us find our new slice of paradise on Lake Muskoka in a very tight market. We are thrilled with our new cottage and love being on Eilean Gowan Island! We would highly recommend either Jim or Iris for any of your Real Estate needs!”J & D – Sold on Echo Lake and bought on Lake Muskoka
Mike Taylor was a great find for us. Mike was accessible and flexible with showings, visits, the house inspection and all of the steps involved in closing a sale. Following our closing Mike has continued to be a valuable source of information providing us with contacts for insurance, plumbing and electricians among other things.S & D – Muskoka River, Port Sydney
Jim did me a favor 20 years ago and I wanted to return the favor – I approached him and Iris at the cottage show and, even though I already had a real estate agent, he recommended a cottage property that I purchased and enjoyed for those 20 years. I therefore, tracked him down and had him be our agent in selling that property. Our priority was to find new owners that would be friendly and fit in well with the neighbors and Jim and Iris found the perfect couple Jim and Iris made the entire sale most enjoyable. The experience was so smooth and enjoyable that the sellers, the buyers and the real estate agents all got together for supper the following summer at our old cottage!K & L – Lake Muskoka
As first time cottage buyers but no strangers to purchasing property, we were fortunate to find Mike Taylor. We purchased through him in 2016 and would gladly again. Honest, great local knowledge and mindful of the nuances of financing, our experience with this agent was golden. Hardworking and always available, Mike made our experience of this purchase so much easier. A great job and comes with the highest recommendation” Thank you AgainS & C – Buck Lake, Huntsville