The number of people needing to use the food bank continues to run at the same level of the past few years. Donations can be made at the Annual Spring food drive in April of each year or anytime during the year at the drop-off locations listed below. Most churches will receive donations as well. If people need information on making donations they can call the food bank at 519-853-0457.

CURRENT NEEDS (as at Dec. 4th 2018)

Please note we currently have enough of the following items and do NOT NEED any more at this time, thank you.


Hot Cereal. ---  Granola Bars
Mixed Beans (including lentils, kidney beans, chickpeas)
Kids Snacks
Canned Tomatoes
Chunky Soup / Chili

However we have a need for most other items; the following would be MOST APPRECIATED:


Cold Cereal ---  Small canned Soups ---  Baked Beans

Peanut Butter ---  Dry Pasta --- Canned Meat and Fish

Mr. Noodles - Mac & Cheese --  Cookies ---- Large Juices

Flavoured Rice  ------  Canned Soups --- Canned Vegetables

Jam --- Canned Meat ---- Instant Coffee  -----  Canned Pasta

Perk Coffee -----  Crackers -----  Sidekicks Pasta - Hot Chocolate

Plain Rice  ---- Pancake Mix & Syrup  -----  Stove Top / Stuffing

Pasta Sauce

Toiletries (Shampoo, Toothpaste, Deodrant etc)

We also need BABY FORMULA, LIQUID OR POWDER and DIAPERS (Sizes 2 TO 5) Please check EXPIRY DATES before donating, Thank you.

* PLEASE NOTE: It is important that donors check the best before or expiry dates before donating non-perishables.


Food donations can be dropped off at the following locations during normal business hours:
Giant Tiger
No Frills

From Tuesday to Thursday, 9am - 2pm only
Bethel Christian Reformed Church

Every Tuesday between 8:30am and 2:30pm, (or by arrangement)
The Acton Foodshare