Join the Fight to end hunger with a donation to The Food Bank of York Region through Sounds of the Season

Food bank use has reached crisis levels. Your donation will ensure families experiencing hunger in York Region can access the nutritious food they need.

Since 2002, CBC Sounds of the Season has raised over $10 million in support of GTA and Ontario food banks.

Please Donate Today!

Online: Click the donation form link below to support The Food Bank of York Region.


By phone: Call the operators at 1-855-700-SOTS (7687).

The SOTS Donation Hotline will be staffed weekdays from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, except for December 8 when phone lines will be open from 5:30 am – 7:00 pm.

If we are unable to answer your call, please leave a message and a member of our team will get back to you as quickly as possible.

Want to donate food?

Drop off non-perishable items at our warehouse at 8201 Keele Street, Units 5-6, Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.

Click here to download our list of most-needed items.

Join the Sounds of the Season School Challenge!

Calling all schools in the GTA.

Run a food drive in support of your local food bank and you could win the Sounds of the Season School Challenge!

The school that collects the most food by November 30 (proportional to its student population) will win a pizza lunch for the whole school courtesy of Pizza Pizza and an assembly visit in January with a CBC personality.* Click here for the toolkit

Click Here for the School Tally Form


Participate in the '12 Days of Giving'

Want to teach your children about the importance of giving and helping others? Perfect for families with young children, ‘12 Days of Giving’ is a great activity to prompt conversations with kids about hunger, poverty, privilege, social justice, and empathy.

Click here to download the '12 Days of Giving' worksheet.

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