Become a Member

Being a part of a network is exciting! Not only are you connected to like-minded people and organizations, but you’re able to access a number of exclusive food and funding programs – just for you!

Membership Benefits

  • Access to the National Food Sharing system & the Ontario Association of Food Banks’ exclusive fresh food programs (such as the Milk Program, the Egg Program, CFO Cares – Chicken Program, and the Ontario Pork Program)
  • Networking opportunities through regional meetings and the OAFB Annual Conference
  • Access to the OAFB Bulk Buy Program
  • Savings opportunities on Liability & Property insurance, as well as Group Benefits
  • Complementary Safe Food Handling courses and training opportunities
  • Special grants and funding through the OAFB and its partners
  • General support through a network of dedicated food banks and food banking professionals
  • …and more!

Interested in Becoming Part of the OAFB Network?

  • In order to qualify, all member food banks must be registered charities in good standing with the Canadian Revenue Agency.
  • Our food banks must all abide by Food Banks Canada’s Ethical Food Banking Code and our client care guidelines.
  • Our current membership structure allows for one member per community without any geographical overlap.

For more information on becoming a member, please contact Amanda King, Director of Membership and Communications at 416-656-4100 x2932 or