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

Change lives this Christmas!

2015 Food Bank Christmas Campaign

There are families in your community who are worried about food this winter. By making a gift to the Food Bank this Christmas you will be bringing healthy food and a warm heart to help families enjoy the holidays this year.

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In The Community

Our Community

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FoodSafe Level One Qualification

Come and learn the basics about safe food handling in a friendly classroom environment

Fresh Choice Kitchens

Tie Day!

  Welcome to the 19th Annual Tie Day in Support of the Greater Vancouver

Rogers Santa Claus Parade

Now entering its 11th year, the parade will feature more than 60 marching bands,

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Get Involved

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


  • 4.4Million

    Pounds of Food

    Shared Annually

  • 39600


    Distributed Monthly

  • 94746

    Volunteer Hours

    Given Annually


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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