Calling all schools in the GTA. Run a food drive in support of your local food bank and you could win the Sounds of the Season School Challenge! The school that collects the most food by November 30 (proportional to its student population) will win a pizza lunch for the whole school courtesy of Pizza Pizza and an assembly visit in January with a CBC personality.* Click here to learn about the CBC Sounds of the Season School Challenge.
Want to teach your children about the importance of giving and helping others? Perfect for families with young children, ‘12 Days of Giving’ is a great activity to prompt conversations with kids about hunger, poverty, privilege, social justice, and empathy.
See below for details on how you can drop off food donations at your local food bank.
Daily Bread Food Bank
To donate food to Daily Bread Food Bank, you can:
Drop off donations directly to Daily Bread’s warehouse at 191 New Toronto St. in Etobicoke, Mon-Fri from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm.
Order online from your favourite grocery store and have items delivered directly to our warehouse: 191 New Toronto St, Toronto, ON, M8V 2E7.
Drop off donations at any fire hall across the city.
Feed the Need – Durham
Drop Off Donations to our warehouse located at 371A Marwood Drive, Oshawa, ON L1H 7P8, during regular business hours, Monday – Thursday, from 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.
Order online from your favourite grocery store and have items delivered directly to our warehouse: 371A Marwood Drive, Oshawa, ON L1H 7P8
You can drop off non-perishable food donations at our food bank OR order online from your favourite grocery store and have items delivered directly to our food bank: Knights Table, 287 Glidden Road Unit 8, Brampton, ON L6W 1H9, between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Food Banks Mississauga
Drop off your donation of our most needed food and household items at Food Banks Mississauga’s warehouse, located at 4544 Eastgate Parkway, Mississauga, ON, L4W 3W6. Order online from your favourite grocery store and have items delivered directly to our warehouse. You can also drop off donations at any fire station in Mississauga. Click here for more details.
North York Harvest
Non-perishable food items can be dropped off at our main office and warehouse location at 116 Industry Street, Toronto, ON, M6M 4L8, weekdays from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.
When dropping off food, please call ahead at 416-635-7771 x 0 to notify our staff of the time of your arrival. Bring your vehicle around to the back of the building complex and look for the North York Harvest signage.
Food donations can also be dropped off at local fire halls and designated bins at participating supermarkets.
Drop off non-perishable items at our warehouse at 8201 Keele Street, Units 5-6, Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.
Food Banks Across Ontario
You can drop off non-perishable food donations directly at Hamilton Food Share’s facility at 339 Barton Street, Stoney Creek, during weekdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. If you’re able to, please call us ahead of time to let us know when you plan to drop off your donations at 905-664-9065. Please do not leave food at our warehouse when we are closed.
You can drop off non-perishable food donations directly at the London Food Bank’s facility at 926 Leathorne Street, during weekdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Come to the back northwest door past the loading bays.
Food donations are also accepted at most grocery stores in London.
Food donations are accepted at The Banque d’aliments Sudbury Food Bank at 1105 Webbwood Drive from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Most grocery stores in town also have a donation box or premade bags of food for purchase as a donation.
You can also drop off non-perishable food donations at our warehouse at 570 S. Syndicate Ave. from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
Non-perishable food donations can be donated at most local grocery stores during business hours, where they will be donated to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. Please look for the donation bin at the entrance/exit of the store.
Non-perishable food donations can also be donated at The Food Bank’s Customer Service (yellow door) from Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, at 50 Alpine Court, Kitchener.
You can drop off non-perishable donations to our warehouse hub at the UHC – Hub of Opportunities formerly known as the Unemployed Help Centre, located at 6955 Cantelon Dr. We ask that, if possible, donations are dropped off Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 3:00 pm. Donors can drive up to the delivery bay doors and are asked to stay in their vehicle while food bank staff unloads the donated items.