Thank You

Rev. Albertine Le Blanc; Founder and President of the GBRC would like to say “Thank You” for supporting your local Food Bank through the giving of your time, food donations and financial support.Thank you to those who supported us during the 2018 Christmas season.

  1. Sobeys Recovery Program
  2. Valufoods for promoting our Food bank and collecting funds for us during the holidays
  3. Valufoods for donations of stericycles that come in banana boxes
  4. The Blackville Fire Department 50/50 draw in December.
  5. The NBAFB – Food Director – Greg Doucet for securing turkeys, hams, and vegetables for us
  6. The Oromocto Food Bank for donations of potatoes for our hampers
  7. The Rotary Club Miramichi for donations of turkeys
  8. Roussell Toyota for a substantial donation of non-perishable items.
  9. A.C.W. cash donation
  10. Connors Stilwell cash donations
  11. Local community for donations of turkeys and other non perishable food items
  12. Thank you to all of our volunteers who give endlessly of their time to serve

2018 Board of Directors
GBRC is run by a board of directors and a small group of dedicated volunteers.

Founder & President: Rev. Albertine Le Blanc
Co-Founder: John LeBlanc
Vice President: Andy Hawkes
Treasurer: Pastor Paul Inman
Secretary: David Nordin
Directors: Fr. Gerry Laskey,  & Stacy Underhill

GBRC volunteers who manage the thrift store and food bank.
A special Thank You to our faithful volunteers past and present:

  • Sandra Cooper
  • Lorraine Cortes
  • Doris Coughlan
  • Lou Curtis
  • Matthew Downey
  • Elizabeth Keenan
  • Brett Jardine
  • Darlene Jardine
  • Myrna Jardine
  • Silas Jardine
  • Chelsey Le Blanc
  • Siobhan Laskey
  • Ken MacIntosh
  • Gail Mullin
  • Lori Peterson
  • Penny Siddall
  • Doreen Stewart
  • David Nordin
  • Joy Nordin
  • Lorraine Underhill
  • Stacy Underhill
  • David Vickers
  • Lois Vickers
  • Roland Walls

GBRC Volunteer Christmas Party
GBRC Volunteer Christmas Party

  • Ken & Judy Barker
  • Brent Bishop
  • B. Brophy
  • Murdock Burns
  • Leonard Byrenton
  • Christian Connors
  • Begton Coughlan
  • Linda Coughlan
  • Joan Coughlan
  • Margaret Craig
  • David DeRoche
  • Brad Donovan
  • Mrs. Erdie
  • Eldon & Vera Gillespie
  • Bobby Hallihan
  • Lois Hare
  • Evelyn Hartling
  • Colleen Hallihan
  • Robert G. Hallihan
  • Connie Hambrook
  • David Hambrook
  • Sterling Hambrook
  • Mayor, Andrew Hawks
  • Chester Jablonski
  • Daphne Jardine
  • David Jardine
  • Geraldine Kennedy
  • Ted Lynch
  • Mike McLaughlin
  • Curtis McCully
  • Anne-Marie O’Hearn
  • Lacey Morehouse
  • Nancy Stephens
  • P. Stephens
  • Myles Sullivan
  • Richard Sullivan
  • Myles Sullivan
  • Zachary Taylor
  • Diana Underhill
  • Sally Underhill
  • Shirley Underhill
  • Sharon Wilson

  • Blackville Credit Union Day Donations
  • Blackville Credit Union
  • Blackville Home Hardware
  • Blackville High School Students
  • Blackville RCMP
  • Blackville Teachers
  • Blackville Village Office
  • Blackville Seniors
  • Blackville Women’s Institute
  • Bell Aliant
  • Compass Group Canada & Food Banks Canada for Community Garden Grant
  • Derby Perish Senior Citizens
  • Food Banks Canada
  • Georgina Foundation
  • Kraft Foundation Capacity Building Grant
  • Kraft Heinz Foundation
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Mazda Dealership
  • RCL Branch 49
  • Periwinkle Daycare
  • Telus
  • Trio Pizza Food Drive
  • Valufoods 50/50 Draw
  • Walmart Capacity Boost Grant
  • Girlguides participating in our Food Explorer Program
  • Walmart Foundation
  • Alcohol Foundation
  • Sobeys


    • Catholic Church, Blackville
    • Derby United Church
    • Hillside Baptist Church, Blackville
    • Holy Trinity Anglican Church Women, Blackville
    • St. Agnes Anglican Church, Gray Rapids
  • Upper Blackville United Baptist Church
  • United Church of Canada, Blackville
  • Voice of Hope Ministries Inc.

               Community Garden

We would like to thank all the volunteers that helped make the community garden happen.
Ashley Underhill for top soil, Hughey Hallihan for gravel, Byron John Conners for manure, Martin Arbeau for driving the tractor, John LeBlanc for lending his tractor, Karen and Paul Arbeau for hauling peat moss from town, driving tractor, assembling boxes and filling boxes with everything and Greg Doucette for building, assembling and filling the boxes, lending truck to haul the gravel and driving the tractor.

Thank you Kraft Heinz Foundation and Food Banks Canada for making the Crock Pot Classes possible.
Thank You FBC and Walmart for the Capacity Building grant allowing us to purchase a van for food recovery.

Girl Guides volunteering their time to help sort boxes.

Receiving Donation from Blackville Credit Union
Receiving Donation from Blackville Credit Union

Greater Blackville Resource Centre
12073 Route 8, Upper Blackville NB

Phone: (506) 843-9024

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