Arrange a pick-up

If you have completed a food drive and collected over 250 lbs (approximately 10 banker boxes), you may request a food pick-up. Check our Resource Centre for more information. 


Don’t see your question below? Please get in touch with Michelle Silva, Food Procurement Coordinator 416.203-0050 x241

What are your most-needed food items?

We appreciate all donated food, but there are certain items that we always need because of their high nutritional value.

  • Baby food and formula
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned fish and meat
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Rice, grains, lentils, beans
  • Dried pasta
  • Pasta sauce and canned tomatoes (whole or crushed)
  • Cans of soup and stew
  • Powdered, canned and tetra pak milk

Where can I drop off my food donations?

Donations can be dropped off at any Toronto fire station or participating grocery store (check here to find a location near you). Or if you’re in the area, come to our facility at 191 New Toronto Street in Etobicoke (Islington/Lakeshore) to drop off your donations.

Can I get a tax-receipt for my food donation?

No, we do not issue tax receipts for food donations.