The Duncan Foodbank

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

Hours

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
(Bring BC Care Card)

Contact

5810 Garden St, Duncan, BC V9L 3V9
Tel: 250-746-1566
Fax: 778-422-3566
Email: cvbs@shaw.ca
Manager - Colleen Fuller


Opportunity

Cowichan Valley Basket Society is hiring an Operations Manager. Read the full job posting.

Cowichan Valley Basket Society is in need of a soup server for the kiosk, Saturday afternoons 12-4.


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 14 by 9:30AM and it will be picked up and the food distributed to food banks in the Valley.
For more information, visit bctfooddrive.org.
We will not ring your doorbell and we do not solicit financial donations. -->

Needs

Volunteers: We are training people for: sandwich makers, soup servers, stocking helpers and hamper packers. Please call for more information and we will set up an appointment.

Financial

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.

Foods

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