Donate Food


Corporate Donations

 The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) could not do what we do without the generous support of our food and agricultural industry partners! Every year they donate millions of pounds of fresh and non-perishable food to help those in need all across Ontario.

If you are a company looking to support Ontario’s food bank network through a food donation, please contact us today!

The OAFB are experts in distributing food safely and efficiently across the province to those who need it most. To begin the donation process either fill out the form below or contact Erin, our Manager, Operations & Public Education by email ( or phone (416-656-4100).

Donate Food Form

individual donations

 Our member food banks all across Ontario will gladly accept your support. Find the closest food bank to you by searching here:

The most needed items by food banks are:

  • GRAINS – like oatmeal, high-fibre cereal, brown rice, and whole grain pasta’
  • PROTEIN – like canned salmon or tuna, peanut butter, canned or dried beans/lentils
  • FRUITS & VEGETABLES – like potatoes, onions, carrots and tomatoes (no salt added). Don’t forget food banks can accept canned and fresh!
  • SPECIAL DIET FOODS – like gluten free and lactose free
  • BABY FORMULA, CEREAL, OR FOOD – like pureed veggies, powdered formula, baby cereal

When in doubt, donate what you would want to see in your own fridge!