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Volunteer information and opportunities from Hunger Organizations in Canada. You can also view fewer results of Hunger Organizations by selecting a specific city or province from the menu to the right.

Hunger refers to non-profit organizations that deal specifically with food distribution. This includes Meals on Wheels, food banks, and shelter meals. There is often overlap with 'poverty' and 'homeless and housing'.



Youth Without Shelter

Airdrie Food Bank
20 East Lake Way, Airdrie, Alberta

The Airdrie Food Bank collects and distributes food to those in need and educates the community on hunger related issues.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Airdrie Food Bank


Youth Without Shelter

Alberta Foodbank Network Association
30-50 Bellerose Drive, St. Albert, Alberta

Alberta Food Banks is the provincial association of food banks in Alberta with a mission to advance the vital role, capacity and voice of Alberta's food banks through advocacy, educational and networking opportunities and exceptional member services.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Alberta Foodbank Network Association


Youth Without Shelter

Amma Foundation of Canada
9158 Trafalgar Road, Halton Hills, Ontario

Amma Canada, formerly known as Amma Foundation of Canada, was registered as a charitable organization in 2003. Prior to incorporation as a charity, volunteers from the Greater Toronto area used to collect clothing, non perishable food items and household appliances and donate them to established charities such as Covenant House, Jean Tweed Centre, St.Felix Centre, Interim Place, Red Door Shelter,..etc. Similarly, funds raised through garage sales were donated to the charities.

Keywords: Seniors · Poverty · Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Amma Foundation of Canada


Youth Without Shelter

Ancaster Information Centre and Community Services
300 Wilson St East, Ancaster, Ontario

Ancaster Community Services (ACS) has been serving the Ancaster, Ontario community with a variety of services and programs since 1969.
ACS links community members to services, information and volunteer opportunities to enhance quality of life and overall well being.
A not for profit providing vital services and programs to the community of Ancaster and surrounding area. Serving an area of over 175 sq km. both rural and urban.

Keywords: Hunger · Family Services · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Ancaster Information Centre and Community Services


Youth Without Shelter

Banque D'aliments Sudbury Food Bank
1105 Webbwood Drive, Sudbury, Ontario

The Sudbury Food Bank's mandate is that every dollar raised be translated into food on the table. All funds are transferred to area food banks in the form of food credits at area food suppliers. In this way we guarantee that every dollar contributed will be directly translated into food on someone's table.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Banque D'aliments Sudbury Food Bank


Youth Without Shelter

Barrie Food Bank
42 Anne Street South, Barrie, Ontario

The Barrie Food Bank's mission is: to provide temporary food relief to individuals and families of our community who are in need, and to serve as a resource to guide them along the road to self sufficiency.

Keywords: Poverty · Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Barrie Food Bank


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network
200 Wellesley Street East, Suite 119, Toronto, Ontario

We at the Bleecker/Wellesley Activity Network help create a happier, healthier environment for the seniors and disabled. We service a low income community in downtown Toronto, Ontario to help them reach out and break the isolation factor that is so prevelant in our present day society.

To provide our seniors with a feeling of safety, caring and independence. Our focus is to build stronger community awareness to help our most vulnerable residents to develop new friendships and get involved in outside activities making them less lonely and at less risk health and safety wise. Empowering our seniors and the physically or mentally disabled to establish relationships through community events and buddy systems so there is less isolation. Giving them the venues to become more self assured individuals and have others to reach out to break their isolation factor.

Keywords: Seniors · Poverty · Hunger · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Blessings in a Backpack Canada
200 Bay Street, Box 84, Suite 3800, Royal Bank Plaza, South Tower, Toronto, Ontario

Blessings was founded in the U.S. in 2003 to meet the needs of underprivileged children who are fed through government programs at school during the week, and have no food to eat at home on the weekends. So, Blessings arranges to have backpacks filled with food for the kids to take home on Friday evening.

Keywords: Hunger · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Blessings in a Backpack Canada


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

B'nai Brith Canada
15 Hove St, Downsview, Ontario

B'nai Brith Canada is a not for profit charitable organization and the independent voice of the Jewish community, representing its interests nationwide to government, NGO's and the wider Canadian public. Since 1875, B'nai Brith has been respected for its groundbreaking work on matters relating to antisemitism, racism and human rights, its strong advocacy on the pressing issues of the day, and the important social services it provides

Keywords: Seniors · Hunger · Housing · Alzheimer · Advocacy and Human Rights

Volunteer Profile of B'nai Brith Canada


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Calgary Meals on Wheels
3610 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta

Calgary Meals on Wheels is a not-for-profit organization established on November 15, 1965 in response to an official request by the City of Calgary to assist the elderly living alone and those being discharged from hospital with no help available during their recovery.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Calgary Meals on Wheels


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank
54 Ainslie Street South, Cambridge, Ontario

The Cambridge Self Help Food Bank offers food and support to people and community groups in need within Cambridge and North Dumfries. We encourage self-reliance through programs and services.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Campus Food Bank Society
8900 114 Street, University of Alberta 1-81 Students' Union Building, Edmonton, Alberta

Founded in 1991, Campus Food Bank is a registered charity (#89241 4566 RR0001) that distributes food items and toiletries to all members of the University of Alberta community: students, staff, alumni and their children. As such, we are governed by a Board of Directors that represents the diversity of the University Community.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Campus Food Bank Society


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Canadian Flowers for Food Society
1675 Harwood Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Canadian Flowers for Food Society's (CFFFS) mission is to provide financial and social opportunities for marginalized groups in our communities including homeless people, senior citizens, and/or those coping with mental illnesses.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Canadian Flowers for Food Society


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Canadian Hunger Foundation
323 Chapel Street, Ottawa, Ontario

CHF has always focused on increasing families' food security and sustainably building up their incomes. For over fifty years we've encouraged healthier, more resilient communities that are better equipped to lift themselves out of poverty.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Canadian Hunger Foundation


Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Centre d'action benevole et communautaire Saint Laurent
910, avenue Sainte-Croix, Saint-Laurent, Quebec

La mission du Centre d'action benevole et communautaire Saint-Laurent inc. est de promouvoir l'action benevole dans les differents secteurs de l'activite humaine et de susciter une reponse aux besoins de la communaute.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Hunger · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Centre d'action benevole et communautaire Saint Laurent


Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm
3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS), located at UBC Farm, is a unique research centre that aims to understand and fundamentally transform local and global food systems towards a more sustainable, food-secure future. The centre is a living laboratory, committed to finding solutions to both the local and global challenges facing food systems sustainability and translating solutions to improve personal, community, and environmental health.

Keywords: Hunger · Environment · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm


Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Community Connections Revelstoke Society
314 2nd St East, Box 2880, Revelstoke, British Columbia

The Mission of Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society is to support individuals and families in our community by providing and advocating for accessible, responsive social services.

Keywords: Volunteer Centres · Hunger · Family Support · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Community Connections Revelstoke Society


Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Community Meals on Wheels Saint John Inc
102-199 Chesley Dr, Saint John, New Brunswick

Community Meals On Wheels is a charitable organization that has partnered in the community with several organizations at different levels to promote the well being of Saint John residents.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Community Meals on Wheels Saint John Inc


Community Support Connections

Community Support Connections
420 Weber St. N., Unit L, Waterloo, Ontario

Community Support Connections - Meals on Wheels and More is dedicated to enabling people to live at home with independence and dignity.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Hunger · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Support Connections


Community Support Connections

Congregation Or Shalom
534 Huron St., London, Ontario

Or Shalom is a dynamic Conservative Jewish synagogue in London Ontario, affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. We offer a variety of religious, cultural, educational and social programs for members of all ages.
Or Shalom is an egalitarian synagogue. Women as well as men are encouraged to grow in religious practice and observance of such mitzvot as Tallit, Tefillin and Tefilah. Women are equal constituents of the minyan, participate equally with respect to the Torah and its aliyot, and serve as Shlichat Tzibur.

Keywords: Religion · Poverty · Hunger · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Congregation Or Shalom


Community Support Connections

Daily Bread Food Bank Foundation of Toronto
191 New Toronto St., Toronto, Ontario

Daily Bread Food Bank is a registered charity that is fighting hunger in our communities. Every year thousands of people across Toronto rely on food banks. A distribution hub, Daily Bread provides food and support to almost 200 food programs across Toronto and is the largest provider of food relief in the GTA.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Daily Bread Food Bank Foundation of Toronto


Dickinsfield Amity House

Dickinsfield Amity House
9213 - 146 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Dickinsfield Amity House is a family resource centre providing support services to the community since 1972. We offer a wide range of programs and services to individuals and families.

Keywords: Women · Hunger · Employment and Careers · Education and Literacy · Community Services · Children and Youth · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Dickinsfield Amity House


Downsview Services for Seniors

Downsview Services for Seniors
497 Wilson Ave, North York, Ontario

Downsview Services for Seniors aspires to meet the needs of older adults and their caregivers in our diverse community by providing equitable, accessible, high quality services to support and foster independent living.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Hunger · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Downsview Services for Seniors


East Wellington Community Services

East Wellington Community Services

Branch: Erin 45 Main Street, Erin, Ontario

For over 25 years, this grass-roots, multi-service charity has provided programs and services for the more than 24,000 children, seniors and families who live in the towns, villages and hamlets that make up this rural area.

Keywords: Seniors · Hunger · Employment and Careers · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of East Wellington Community Services


East Wellington Community Services

East Wellington Community Services

Branch: Rockwood 106 Church Street, Rockwood, Ontario

For over 25 years, this grass-roots, multi-service charity has provided programs and services for the more than 24,000 children, seniors and families who live in the towns, villages and hamlets that make up this rural area.

Keywords: Seniors · Hunger · Employment and Careers · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of East Wellington Community Services


East Wellington Community Services

Eden Community Food Bank
2-3185 Unity Drive, Mississauga, Ontario

Eden Community Food Bank is committed to increasing access to good food in a dignified manner, developing food skills to encourage healthy eating and empowering the community through education, outreach and advocacy.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Eden Community Food Bank


Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Edmonton Meals on Wheels
11111 103 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

Edmonton Meals on Wheels is a not-for-profit organization that relies on volunteers to provide nutritious meals which promote health, well-being and independence for our clients.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Edmonton Meals on Wheels


Edmonton Meals on Wheels

F C S Food on the Corner Society
5170 Wallace Ave., Delta, British Columbia

The wishes, desires and purpose of the Society are to feed the hungry and the homeless, and by doing so we want to glorify God by making a contribution toward helping to fulfill the Great Commission in Vancouver. We are a multi-denominational Christian organization who demonstrate, in a practical way, the feeding of His sheep, both physically and spiritually.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of F C S Food on the Corner Society


Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Feed Nova Scotia
213 Bedford Highway, Halifax, Nova Scotia

FEED NOVA SCOTIA is a charitable organization that helps feed hungry people by collecting and distributing food to more than 150 member agency food banks and meal programs, while at the same time striving to eliminate chronic hunger and poverty through research, awareness and support programs.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Feed Nova Scotia


Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Food Banks Canada
Banques Alimentaires Canada
2968 Dundas Street West, Suite 303, Toronto, Ontario

Food Banks Canada is a national charitable organization dedicated to helping Canadians living with food insecurity. We support a network of Provincial Associations, Affiliate food banks, and food agencies that work at the community level to relieve hunger. Together, our network assists close to 850,000 Canadians who turn to food banks each month.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Food Banks Canada


Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Food for Life Canada
Box 52121, Oakville, Ontario

Food for Life has grown into the largest food recovery program in Halton Region bringing fresh and nutritious food to those in need.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Food for Life Canada


Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Foodshare Toronto
90 Croatia Street, Toronto, Ontario

FoodShare is a non-profit organization that works with communities and schools to deliver healthy food and food education. We believe everyone deserves access to affordable high-quality fresh food. Since 1985, FoodShare has pioneered innovative programs like the Good Food Box, impacted what kids eat in school, and improved the way people eat and grow food across Toronto every day.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Foodshare Toronto


Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Fort York Food Bank
797 Dundas St. West, Toronto, Ontario

FYFB's Food Program provides low-income individuals and families living in our community with a three-day supply of groceries. FYFB is a member agency of the Daily Bread Food Bank and our assigned service area covers the Westside of downtown Toronto, from Yonge to Dovercourt, Lake Ontario to Bloor.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Fort York Food Bank


Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Fredericton Food Bank
860 Grandame St, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Started in 1984 as a Food Bank under the auspice of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, the Food Bank has grown and developed into the largest Food Bank in New Brunswick. The organization has changed from a service based model to community based approach in addressing food needs. Universal access and social inclusion are primary objectives.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Fredericton Food Bank


Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Gloucester Emergency Food Cupboard
2040 Arrowsmith Drive, Gloucester, Ontario

Providing a monthly supply of food for people in need in our community.
Nous offrons de la nourriture une fois par mois aux gens qui en ont de besoin dans notre communaute.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Gloucester Emergency Food Cupboard


Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Gospel Mission
331 Carrall Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Gospel Mission is located in the downtown eastside of Vancouver and is the oldest mission in the city and the oldest in Canada. It has been in operation since 1929 and has been at it's present location since the 1940's.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Gospel Mission


Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society
1150 Raymur Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia

While we continue to provide assistance to help address the immediate needs of the community, we also recognize that emergency food as a standalone is not a long-term solution. In 2013 we completed the organization's first strategic plan and are moving beyond food in isolation into a model that helps foster a path towards self-sufficiency. This is a model rooted in education, empowerment and sustainability.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society


Halton Food for Thought

Halton Food for Thought
2313 Greenbank, Burlington, Ontario

HFFT provides before school breakfast programs, and in-school snack programs to students in Halton Region.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Halton Food for Thought


Halton Food for Thought

Health and Home Care Society of BC
204 - 3077 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Health and Home Care Society of BC is an independent and BC-based not-for-profit organization. Since 1898, we have taken care of British Columbians through healthcare initiatives tailored to the communities we serve.

Keywords: Seniors · Hunger · Health and Medicine · Family Services

Volunteer Profile of Health and Home Care Society of BC


Halton Food for Thought

Kamloops Foodbank & Outreach Society
Kamloops, British Columbia

The Society is a member of Food Banks British Columbia and an affiliate member of Food Banks Canada but operates independently.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Kamloops Foodbank & Outreach Society


Kanata Food Cupboard

Kanata Food Cupboard
20 Young Road, Kanata, Ontario

The Kanata Food Cupboard is a non-profit agency that provides service to self-identifying individuals who live in the Kanata wards (North and South) of Ottawa and require emergency food.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Kanata Food Cupboard


Kanata Food Cupboard

Kawartha Food Share
665 Neal Dr, Peterborough, Ontario

Kawartha Food Share currently assists more than 7,600 men women and children every month through our 36 member agencies.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Kawartha Food Share


Kawartha Lakes Food Source

Kawartha Lakes Food Source
41 George St. West, Box 123, Lindsay, Ontario

Kawartha Lakes Food Source is a community effort to reduce hunger in the City of Kawartha Lakes by maintaining a central warehouse to supply food to organizations that provide food to individuals in need.

Keywords: Poverty · Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Kawartha Lakes Food Source


Kawartha Lakes Food Source

Kawartha World Issues Centre
Trent University, Rm B101, Peterborough, Ontario

The Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) is a grassroots and charitable Global Education and Resource Centre which promotes dialogue and understanding of world issues to enable people to engage in positive social and environmental change.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Kawartha World Issues Centre


Kawartha Lakes Food Source

King Township Food Bank
Box 224, Schomberg, Ontario

Our mandate is to provide a week's worth of non-perishable groceries to our clients.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of King Township Food Bank


Kawartha Lakes Food Source

Knights Table
116 Kennedy Road South, Unit #6, Brampton, Ontario

For over 20 years the Knights Table has served the needs of people dealing with issues of poverty and homelessness in the Peel Region. Driven by client needs, the Knights Table is supported by a staff of 5 along with over 1,500 volunteers who are committed to assisting people who come through our doors.

Keywords: Poverty · Hunger · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Knights Table


Kawartha Lakes Food Source

Langley District Help Network Society
5768 203 Street, Langley, British Columbia

The Langley Food Bank is an incorporated society, registered with Revenue Canada as a non-profit organization, and is entirely funded through the support of local churches, organizations, and individuals. It does not receive any support from any government bodies.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Langley District Help Network Society


Lunch By George sponsored by Outreach St Georges Kingston

Lunch By George sponsored by Outreach St Georges Kingston
129 Wellington Street, Kingston, Ontario

A friendly place for those in need. Food. Occasionally, clothing

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Lunch By George sponsored by Outreach St Georges Kingston


Lunch By George sponsored by Outreach St Georges Kingston

Martha's Table
629 Princess St., Kingston, Ontario

Martha's Table is a non profit charitable organization that provides low cost nutritious meals to those in need, in safe and accepting environment. Meals are served Monday through Friday by volunteers in a restaurant-style setting for the nominal cost of one dollar. Our drop-in centre or "Friendship Room" is a relaxing and comfortable space that is open to all with access to a telephone, computer with internet, restrooms, coffee, snacks, art and other activities. Sandwiches are served at noon daily.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Martha's Table


Lunch By George sponsored by Outreach St Georges Kingston

Meal Exchange
401 Richmond St West, Suite 365, Toronto, Ontario

A national registered charity founded in 1993, we work with over a third of the universities in Canada, and our programs have been run in over 100 communities across the country. For over 20 years, Meal Exchange has been supporting students to develop innovative solutions to address hunger, food insecurity and sustainability on their campuses and with communities.

Keywords: Hunger

Volunteer Profile of Meal Exchange




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