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About Us - Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society

Ever wondered how the Greater Vancouver Food Bank builds strong, connected communities through the power of food? Wonder no more by checking out our new About Us video! Special thanks to Andrew Brown hand to hand studios for creating this masterpiece, to Jason MacKay with Pink Buffalo Films for the connection and to Cam Sekora for the voiceover.

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Want to support access to healthy food in your community? Your donations change lives, helping 28,000 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.

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  • 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.

    About Becoming a Volunteer

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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 over 75 organizations that include at-risk youth, women’s centres and other social service agencies.

  • 28000

    People Supported


  • 4.2Million

    Pounds of Food

    Shared Annually

  • 53000


    Distributed Monthly

  • 68500

    Volunteer Hours

    Given Annually

The Greater Vancouver Food Bank was set up as temporary relief to the hunger crisis in 1983 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.

About Us