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No one should miss a meal due to poverty

The Food Bank of York Region (FBYR) is dedicated to alleviating food insecurity and hunger in York Region. We serve as a nexus between the abundance of surplus food in Ontario and the non-profit organizations that provide food and meals in their programs, and the people they serve.

What We Do

FBYR collects, warehouses and delivers surplus food to food panties all across York Region.

Why We Do It

Food insecurity is a public health crisis that negatively impacts people’s health and well-being.

Get Involved

You can help address the food crisis by donating goods, financial contributions and volunteering.

Serving Our Community

In response to the increased demand for food assistance, the Food Bank of York Region has continuously grown its food collection and delivery services to help meet the need of people facing food insecurity in our community.

Our food distribution has grown annually since 2020 to bridge the growing food gap, providing over 3.2 million meals in 2023. With your support, we can ensure that more food reaches more people in need in our region.

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School Food Pantry Program

The Food Bank of York Region’s School Food Pantry Program, currently serving 23 schools, supports school food programs in York Region.

Our School Food Pantry Program helps support vulnerable school-aged children by providing school-safe, fresh and nutritious food to any student or family facing food insecurity.
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Reclaiming Food, 
Feeding the Hungry

Food banks and other community organizations in York Region are leaders in providing critical support, including food, services, and resources, to people in our communities in need. 

These grassroots, community-led organizations work tirelessly to bridge the gap caused by poverty and low incomes.
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Make a Difference Today

Our Food Bank welcomes collaboration with corporations, foundations, and individuals to fight food insecurity in York Region. Engage with us through financial donations, food drives, fundraisers, volunteer activities, or corporate matching. Join us in making a meaningful impact in our community.

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