Join our network

The Feed Ontario network is a collective of 140 direct member food banks and over 1,100 affiliate hunger-relief agencies that are passionate about ending hunger and poverty in Ontario. Join us today!



Eligibility criteria

Feed Ontario members are the stewards of food in their community.

To qualify for direct membership, your food bank must, at minimum:

  1. Be a CRA-registered charity
  2. Abide by Food Banks Canada’s Ethical Food Banking Code and Feed Ontario’s operational and service standards.
  3. Not serve the same geographical community as an existing Feed Ontario member (please check our Find a Food Bank map for a list of our current members)

To find out more about becoming a member, or to learn about affiliate membership opportunities with a Feed Ontario member food bank, please contact us.

Being a Feed Ontario member has its benefits

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Our Values

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We're fair

As a champion for local food banks, we give all members in our network an equal voice, no matter their size.

We're passionate

Everything we do is about helping people from across the province.

We're informative

We're engaged communicators who share our learnings and our ideas.

We're collaborative

No one of us is more important than all of us. Working together helps us all to be more resourceful and efficient.

We're changemakers

We advocate on behalf of evidence-based programs that result in real change.

We're innovative

We're optimistic that we will achieve our goals through innovative programming and best-in-class services.

"Sometimes we think the world just passes us by as we struggle to keep our clients, friends, neighbours, and family in a better place. We are so pleased to be a part of this network as we truly are safer in numbers and Feed Ontario truly does care."

Feed Ontario member food bank, May 2020

Next steps

If you’re interested in joining an incredible group of organizations and learning more about what it means to be a Feed Ontario member, contact Erin Waddington (Manager, Member Relations) at

We've got a seat waiting for you!

Will you join us at the table to help Feed Ontario?