Donate food

Food donations from our community and corporate partners are critical and help us provide over 4.5 million meals to adults, children, and families in need each year.

Two ways you can pitch in

Corporate food donations

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Contact us today if you're a company looking to support Ontario's food banks through a large-scale food donation! We are experts in distributing food safely and efficiently across the province to those who need it the most.

Donate now by contacting:

Adelaide Wimpenny
Manager, Operations & Programs
adelaide@feedontario.ca or (416) 656-4100 ext. 2934

How you can help

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Food banks accept a variety of fresh and non-perishable foods to help support their community. Use our tool to find your local food bank and help make a difference today!

What food banks need the most

Feed Ontario recommends donating items you like to see in your own household including fresh food and pantry items. See a few of our suggestions below!

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Grains

Cereal, rice, pasta, oats, granola bars, and flour

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Proteins

Canned fish and meat, fresh meat and poultry, eggs, beans and legumes, and peanut butter

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Fruit and vegetables

Fresh and canned fruits and vegetables, and children's snacks

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Special diet foods

Diet-specific food (e.g. low-sugar, gluten-free, dairy-free, etc.), culturally appropriate food (e.g. halal, kosher, etc.), vegan and vegetarian options

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Pantry staples

Soup, pasta sauce, stews, chili, and prepared meals

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Household and hygiene items

Toilet paper, cleaning products, toothpaste, deodorant, tampons, etc.

Farmer Tax Credit Bill (Bill 36)

Ontario farmers who donate to local food banks and community meal programs are eligible to receive a 25% tax credit based on the fair market value of the donated product! Feed Ontario worked with the agricultural community and MPP Bob Bailey (Sarnia-Lambton) to gain support on this initiative, which was passed in 2013 with all-party support. Ontario is the first province in Canada to offer this tax credit.

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