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Get Involved - Donate
DONATE FOOD OR HOST A FOOD DRIVE
Due to the ongoing pandemic, we are unable to accept food donations at this time.
We thank you for your understanding as we adapt to these unique circumstances. Your support is invaluable to our work and truly demonstrates the strength and resilience of our community.
HOW YOU CAN DONATE
When we begin accepting physical donations again, here are several ways to donate:
Drop off your donation from Mon to Fri
9:30 am to 4:30 pm at:
Nourish Community Hub | 16 York Street, Cannington
Nourish House | 38 Cameron Street East, Cannington
Farmers can donate produce to help with the initiative to reduce food waste.
Hold a Food Drive! These kinds of events can be great alternatives or additions to holiday gatherings and celebrations. Check out our Fundraising Policy!
To learn more about hosting a Food Drive or another event, contact us at 705-432-2444.
WHAT FOOD CAN I DONATE?
We strive to follow a food policy of Fresh, Affordable, Nutritious, and Seasonal Food. Please keep this in mind when you donate food, especially snacks. We know it’s not always possible, but healthy treats are always preferred.
MOST NEEDED ITEMS:
- Canned Fish & Meat
- Canned Vegetables & Fruit
- Dry Pasta & Rice
- Legumes (Canned or Dried)
- Peanut Butter
- Pasta Sauces
- Juice & Juice Boxes
Download a list of our most needed items here.
*The above standards are put in place by Food Banks Canada, and are to be utilized by all food banks and food programs.
FOOD WE CANNOT ACCEPT
While we are grateful for any and all donations, we kindly ask that you refrain from bringing the following products.
- Over the counter medications (i.e. Tylenol, Advil etc.)
- Home baked-goods or food prepared in a home environment
- Personally wrapped meats
- Opened food items, or food not in its original container/packaging
- Candy and snack food items in packaging that can easily be tampered with or contaminated (i.e. individual raisin boxes, foil-wrapped treats etc.)
- Expired food