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 in need of a soup/sandwich server for the kiosk, Tues morning 9:45-12:30 and Tues afternoon from 12:30-3:45, starting Oct 8


Upcoming Events

Stuff The Truck

Stuff the Truck for the Cowichan Valley Basket Society! At Save on Foods Duncan from Monday December 2nd to Friday December 6th, each day, from 6am to 6pm. Drop by with donations of non-perishable food, and cash, to help stuff the truck and help families in need in the Cowichan Valley this holiday season!.


Christmas Dinner

Our Christmas Dinner will be held at the Christian Reformed Church (930 Trunk Rd) on Saturday December 14 with 2 seatings 4 pm and 6 pm.


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