The Duncan Foodbank

Ensuring no individual or family in the Cowichan Valley goes hungry either physically, spiritually or emotionally.


Monday — Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00
Saturday June - September: 10:00 - 2:00

4th Thursday every month: Closed for cleaning

Monthly Hamper Distribution

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 - 1:30
2nd & 3rd Thursday of every month: 10:00 - 1:30
(Bring BC Care Card)


5810 Garden St, Duncan, BC V9L 3V9
Tel: 250-746-1566
Fax: 778-422-3566
Manager - Colleen Fuller

Upcoming Events

BC Thanksgiving Food Drive
Empty grocery bags are being dropped off at homes across the Valley as part of the BC Food Banks Thanksgiving Food Drive. Put unopened, non-perishables food items in the bag outside your home on Saturday, September 17 before 9:30AM and it will be picked up and the food distributed to food banks in the Valley.
If your donation is not picked up by 1:00PM, or for further information, call 250-748-9618.
We will not ring your doorbell and we do not solicit financial donations.



Donations of cash or cheques can be brought to the office during office hours, or you can mail a cheque, or you can donate online using the button below.

Donations to this registered charity are recognized with an annual receipt for tax deduction purposes.

Your donation helps the Society's Buyer to purchase bulk goods for distribution in hampers or use in the dining area.


Donations of canned goods, dry goods, & fresh produce are always welcome. Food can be dropped off between 9AM and 4PM or a pick up can be arranged for large quantities.

Always a need for:
  • Ensure (or other meal replacement)
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jam
  • Powdered Milk
  • Soups
  • Canned fruits
  • Canned chilis or stews or pastas
  • Juices (1 liter & small)
  • Children's Lunch Snack Items
  • Granola Bars
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Canned vegetables
  • Side Kicks
Not needed so much:
  • Chick Peas
  • Lentils
  • Black Beans
Food Banks BC
Food Banks Canada
Cowichan United Way