Top 10 Items

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.

You can also download a copy of the list here.

The GVFB is on the lookout for the following high protein, whole grain, lower sodium (salt), lower sugar items:

  • Canned Chicken or Turkey
  • Canned Fish
  • Canned Black Beans, Chickpeas and Kidney Beans
  • Dried Lentils*
  • Natural Peanut Butter
  • Brown Rice, Barley or Oats*
  • Whole Wheat Pasta or Couscous*
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Fruit
  • Hearty Stew or Chilli

Our 5 most wanted items are:

  1. Canned Black Beans, Chickpeas and Kidney Beans
  2. Canned Fish
  3. Canned Chicken or Turkey
  4. Whole Wheat Pasta
  5. Brown Rice

* In sealed packages

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. A complete list of partner locations can be downloaded here.

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.

Download our Ways to Donate Poster

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