Providing access to healthy food, education and training.

We believe people should have access to healthy and nutritious food where they live and in a dignified manner. Learn more about our mission and community initiatives here. How We Help

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Give love. Give food. Give now. Participate in our Valentine's Virtual Food Drive.

Visit the Valentine’s Virtual Food Drive link to set up your page, set a goal and shop for healthy, fresh food for the GVFB. Become a Virtual Valentine for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank and help us provide nutritious food to  26,500 people each week.

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Run in the Hypothermic Half-Marathon

Join us for the Hypothermic Half-Marathon on Saturday, January 6 at 9am. The start

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Join us at CiderWISE

  CiderWISE is CAMRA Vancouver’s annual celebration of cider and gluten-free beer.  Happening February

Join us at Amanda Palmer #ninjaTED Vancouver 2016 Edition

Amada Palmer returns to the Vogue Theatre on February 17th with guests from TED

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Want to support access to healthy food in your community? Your donations change lives, helping 26,500 people who access our services weekly!

  • Donate Funds

    Every dollar counts! Monetary contributions allow us to buy quality, fresh food and support a variety of community agencies and food distribution programs.

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  • Donate Food

    Food Drives and food donations are a great way to get involved and provide meaningful support to the community we help care for.

    About Donating Food
  • Volunteer

    We are generously supported by volunteers who offer their time to help in a variety of ways. From individuals to corporate teams, there is an opportunity to contribute in a way that works for you or your organization.

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We offer access to affordable fresh food and a two-day food supplement for members of our community. Discover how you can access these services.

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Who We Support

We believe in helping to grow healthy communities together. Currently we work with close to 100 organizations that include at-risk youth, women’s centres and other social service agencies.

  • 26500

    People Supported

    Weekly

  • 4.4Million

    Pounds of Food

    Shared Annually

  • 39600

    Eggs

    Distributed Monthly

  • 94746

    Volunteer Hours

    Given Annually

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The Greater Vancouver Food Bank was set up as temporary relief to the hunger crisis in 1982 and is now an organization striving towards a model rooted in education, empowerment and sustainability. Learn more about our story and meet the individuals who are helping us take tackle the next crucial stage in our journey.

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