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
Providing access to healthy food, education and training.
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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!
Every dollar counts! Monetary contributions allow us to buy quality, fresh food and support a variety of community agencies and food distribution programs.About Donating Funds
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
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.About Becoming a Volunteer
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.
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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.