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
(Bring BC Care Card)


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

Upcoming Events

2018 Stuff The Truck

Stuff the Truck for the Cowichan Valley Basket Society! At Save on Foods Duncan from Monday December 3rd to Friday December 7th, 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!.

2018 Toys, Toiletries, Toques

The Annual Toys Toiletries & Toques is a fundraiser held by Cowichan Valley Social Media Club to provide non-food items to all 5 Cowichan Food Banks. Drop off items at one of the many drop off locations anytime in November, or at the Duncan Walmart on December 1 from 11AM - 2PM.


Looking for an on-call dishwasher: this is a paid position Please bring a resume with your experience to the Foodbank Manager.

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.


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