Food Banks: Where and What to Donate

Do you have something extra this holiday season? Consider donating to your local food bank. To easily find a food bank near U, We have compiled a list of the local food banks in our region. Not sure what to donate? suggests donating food you like to enjoy from pantry items to fresh food.

  • Grains: Cereal, Rice, Pasta, Oats, Granola bars, flour

  • Proteins: Canned fish and meat, Fresh meat and poultry, eggs, beans, peanut butter

  • Fruit and Vegetables: Fresh, Canned and children’s snacks

  • Pantry: Soup, Pasta sauce, stews, chili, prepared meals

  • Special diet foods: Low-sugar, vegan, vegetarian

  • Household Items: Toilet paper, cleaning supplies, personal hygiene products

Learn how the Simcoe Caring Cupboard is more than just a local food bank, it’s a support hub. From tax support, cooking classes, and so much more, Al Martens explains how he and the incredible team of volunteers go above and beyond in episode 6 of Uplift with Nova Mutual.

Listen to Al Martens of the Simcoe Caring Cupboard on Uplift with Nova Mutual

Food Banks near U

Brantford Food Bank

1100 Clarence St., Suite 102
Brantford, Ontario

Salvation Army Brantford

33 Diana Avenue
Brantford, Ontario

Salvation Army Norwich

18 Main St. W.
Norwich, Ontario

The Salvation Army Community & Family Services and Food Bank

48 Charles St W.
Ingersoll, Ontario

Helping Hand Food Bank

55a Broadway St.
Tillsonburg, Ontario

Waterford & District Food Cupboard

61 St. James St. S
Waterford, Ontario

Simcoe Caring Cupboard

23 Kent St South
Simcoe, Ontario

Jarvis Caring Cupboard

136 Rainham Rd
Nanticoke, Ontario

Hagersville Food Bank

5 Marathon Street
Hagersville, Ontario

Cayuga Food Bank

8 McKay Street West
Cayuga, Ontario

Caledonia & District Food Bank

103 Inverness St.
Caledonia, Ontario

The Salvation Army Dunnville Community & Family Services

#1-217 Broad Street East
Dunnville, Ontario

St. Thomas Elgin Food Bank

24 John Street
St. Thomas, Ontario

To find more information on where and how U can donate check out Thank you to all those that volunteer their time and work tirelessly to uplift their communities!