The Duncan Foodbank

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

Our Updated COVID19 Hours:
Coffee/Snacks: Monday to Saturday: 10:00am — 11:00am. Served from the back loading dock.
Packed Lunch: Monday to Saturday: 11:00am — 1:30pm. Served from the back loading dock.
Hampers: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11:00am — 1:30pm. Register at food bank starting at 9:00am or by phone (250-746-1566). Phone is preferred.

Our biggest need at the moment is meat, fresh or frozen. We are experiencing a shortage of meat for hampers.
Contact the Foodbank at 250-746-1566 or cvbs@shaw.ca.


Letter to CVBS Membership from the Board - June 2020 (PDF)

Hours

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

The Foodbank has adjusted hours due to COVID 19. See banner at top of the page for updates.

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 - Jennifer Millar


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