At this time we are not accepting fruits, vegetables or prepared food from restaurants that are closing due to Covid-19. Please connect with BC 2-1-1 to find your local meal providing agency kitchen or soup kitchen. http://www.bc211.ca/ or alternately post donations with Second Harvest Vancouver https://secondharvest.ca/ or the Mesh Food Exchange https://foodmesh.ca/
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 to our warehouse located at 8345 Winston St, Burnaby, BC, Monday to Friday from 7am to 3pm. You can also donate at any participating grocery stores and fire halls in Burnaby, Vancouver, New Westminster, and the North Shore.
Download a complete list of drop-off locations here: GVFB Food Drop Off Locations.
Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, some of the fire halls and grocery stores might not have the resources to manage the food drop off area at their locations at this time. Please call the locations ahead of time to double check their ability to receive your food. Thank you for your understanding during this uncertain time.