We have created our top 10 items list to help guide people towards having the biggest impact possible in their community. These are familiar, basic shelf items that provide choice and flexibility.
Top 10 Items
Some products really can go further!
The GVFB is on the lookout for the following high protein, whole grain, lower sodium (salt), lower sugar items:
- Canned fish, chicken or turkey
- Canned black beans, chickpeas, and kidney beans
- Dried Lentils
- Nuts and/or seeds
- Natural Peanut butter
- Brown rice, barley and whole wheat pasta
- Powdered skim milk
- Canned vegetables
- Canned fruit
- Hearty stews with 10g or more protein
Please note, due to health and safety issues we are not able to accept the following items:
- Homemade items
- Expired food
- Products containing alcohol
- Open packages of food
You can drop off non-perishable food items at participating grocery stores in Vancouver, Burnaby and the North Shore or at the Food Bank office at 1150 Raymur Avenue.
If you have more than one box, please go to the end of our building to the loading dock, and a staff person will be happy to help you with your donation. The warehouse is open Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 3:00pm.
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