Donate to Your Local Food Bank
The Daily Bread Food Bank
Toronto's Daily Bread Food Bank is a non-profit, charitable organization that is fighting to end hunger in our communities. As Canada's largest food bank, Daily Bread serves people through neighbourhood food banks and meal programs in over 170 member agencies. We know providing food to people struggling with hunger won't solve poverty; that's why Daily Bread does more. We work to support people by providing job training; researching and education people on issues of poverty and moving forward with innovative and realistic solutions that will help people break away from poverty. Your donations and support are vital to ensuring we can continue to provide food and resources to the thousands of individuals and families across Toronto who rely on us every day.
North York Harvest Food Bank
North York Harvest is the primary food bank for northern Toronto. An independent, non-profit organization, we collect, sort and distribute over 1 million pounds of food annually to a network of 60 community programs. Located throughout our catchment area, these programs include conventional food banks, prenatal and early parenting programs, drop-in centres and shelters, and meal and snack programs. Our member agencies include social service agencies, community health centres, faith-based institutions, and volunteer-run organizations.
The Mississauga Food Bank
We are the largest food bank and food distribution program in Mississauga, Ontario supporting over 12,000 clients each month. The Mississauga Food Bank sources, warehouses, and distributes food valued at over $6 million per year. Food is sourced through corporate and individual donations, sponsorships, and through our collaborative membership with the Ontario Association of Food Banks and Food Banks Canada.
Ottawa Food Bank
The Ottawa Food Bank is the National Capital Region’s main emergency food provider. Through a network of approximately 112 community food programs, the Ottawa Food Bank provides food for over of 41,500 people per month - 36 per cent of whom are children. Thanks to the community’s support, on average 12 to 14 tons of food is distributed from their Michael Street warehouse every weekday. The Ottawa Food Bank is committed not only to providing food, but providing nutritious food. 45% of all food distributed is fresh; including eggs, milk, and meat, as they believe everyone should have access to proper nutrition. This also includes 90,000 lbs. of fruits and vegetables the Ottawa Food Bank grows on its farm. For more information regarding the Ottawa Food Bank and how you can help get your neighbours beyond hunger, please visit www.ottawafoodbank.ca
Hamilton Food Share
The Hamilton Community has supported Hamilton Food Share's hunger relief activities since its inception in 1990. Without your support Hamilton Food Share could not exist. Rachel O'Reilly, Resource Development Director, welcomes your call for more information and interest in partnering with Hamilton Food Share.
Partnership West Family Support Network (Burlington)
We are a place where the hungry and marginalized of Burlington and the surrounding area can come to receive the help for the necessities of life and the compassion deserving of people as individuals, be they children, the elderly, homeless or the disabled.
Partners in Mission Food Bank (Kingston, Ontario)
Your monetary and food donations help us to nourish local families and young children, and to provide assistance through our hamper program. We also donate surplus food to over 20 local hot meal and shelter programs. The food bank provides not only non-perishable items, but also fresh produce including milk, eggs, meat, and seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Food Bank of Waterloo Region
Over 25,000 in Waterloo Region need food assistance every year.
The Food Bank of Waterloo Region obtains and distributes approximately 3 million pounds of emergency food each year. To make a difference, it requires our neighbours working together.
Project Share (Niagara Falls)
Project SHARE is an acronym for: Support, Housing, Awareness, Resources and Emergency. Created in 1991, Project SHARE was developed as a non - profit charitable organization in response to an increased demand for emergency services. Residents of Niagara Falls are eligible who are living on or below the poverty line as stipulated by Statistics Canada. The programs are designed to create positive, proactive alternatives in order that people can help themselves and their families in times of crisis.
Feed the Need in Durham
Feed the Need in Durham is a non-profit, charitable organization that is fighting to end hunger right here in Durham Region. Thousands of local people rely on food banks and soup kitchens to get the food necessary to sustain life. Feed the Need in Durham serves the majority of these people through our member agencies located in neighbourhoods across the Region. We believe that the right to food is the right to life. If you would like to join us in the fight to end hunger consider donating food, making a monetary donation, or volunteering your time.
Community Care of St. Catherines & Thorold
Community Care, St. Catharines & Thorold is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive emergency services to those in need. Services include but are not limited to food security, shelter security, money management, emergency assistance such as energy assistance, medical and dental emergencies and life skills programming. The agency is funded in part by the United Way, the Regional Municipality of Niagara, businesses, and the faith community, with the majority of the revenue coming from the community at large.
Windsor Downtown Mission
"The Downtown Mission exists to provide a place of sanctuary. In response to the mandate of the gospel we provide food for the body, nurture for the spirit and opportunities for human growth and development."
The Mission provides over 120,000 meals each year through its various meal assistance programs!
Brantford Community Resource Centre
It could happen to any of us... Many people in our community live with just enough money to make it through the month, having to choose between buying groceries or paying the rent.
There are many life circumstances that can leave a person or family struggling financially. Community Resource Service – Food Bank & Distribution provides support to both individuals needing food, and to community-based programs that support those needing food security.
Gleaner's Food Bank (Belleville)
We Provide Emergency Food Hampers (including ones for special dietary needs) to: Working families, people on social assistance, singles, couples, students, seniors, the disabled and children.
We Provide Refreshment & Snacks to Clients through the St. Michael's Outreach Project.
Kawartha Food Share (Peterborough)
Kawartha Food Share is a distribution warehouse for emergency food. We provide food to 39 Member Agencies in the City and County of Peterborough who operate food banks, agency food cupboards and meal programs (listed below). Over 7,100 people use these services every month, with 36% of them being youth and children. We also supply over 45 schools with food to help with their breakfast clubs and food programs. KFS distributes over 100,000 pounds of food each month.
London Food Bank
The London Food Bank has been helping people since 1986. Last year each month we helped more than 3,000 families, up from 2,500 families each month during 2008. Of the $2 million worth of food we distributed, more than a third (38%) went to feed children and youth.
Self Help Cambridge Food Bank
The Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank offers food and support to people and community groups in need within Cambridge and North Dumfries. We encourage self-reliance through programs and services.
Guelph Food Bank
Through all our various programs, the Guelph Food Bank assisted over 61,900 individuals in the year 2009. Food Bank clients vary in age and ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, but they have one thing in common: they are all faced with financial hardship. Due to illness, short-term crisis, adverse economic conditions, and the ever increasing cost of living, our clients cannot afford to buy the needed groceries to adequately feed themselves and/or their families.