Holiday Food Drive - December 10, 2016

(December 06, 2016 )


We Need Your Help!Local food banks help feed more than $100,000 each month.  These food banks do not receive government funding and rely on the public for donations.  Many people would go hungry if not for the generosity of neighbours like you.  Your support will help fill people with hope in this upcoming Christmas season.How do I donate?Easy!  Place unopened, non-perishable healthy food items in a grocery bag.  Place the donation on your front door step by 9am on donation day. Your contribution will be picked up my our volunteers and go directly to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.The GVFB is on the lookout for the following high protein, whole grain, lower sodium (salt), lower sugar items:
  • Canned fish or meats
  • Canned beans, kidney, black bean, chickpeas
  • 100% nut butters
  • Pasta and rice
  • Canned vegetables, pasta sauces
  • Canned fruit, packed in its own juice or water
  • Whole grain breakfast cereals
  • Hearty soups, stews and chili
Please note, due to health and safety issues we are not able to accept the following items:
  • Homemade items
  • Expired food
  • Products containing alcohol
  • Open packages of food