Lisa Loves Kids Food Drive at Port Nelson United

There are a number of local churches that have continued to support us and one of those is Port Nelson United. People there are holding a very special 2 hour food drive in honour of Lisa Stewart who past away in august of last year at just 25 years of age. The youth group wanted […]

Stay Home. Stay Safe. Save Lives!

Robin Bailey

As Robin is usually the first one into the Burlington Food Bank each morning he begins his day by wiping down all surfaces with disinfectant wipes. Throughout the day this cleaning continues to make sure we’re doing everything possible to keep our clients food safe and to keep our volunteers as protected as possible. Everyone […]

Help us feed those who need support

Robin Bailey

We recognize that the price of groceries in Burlington has increased substantially recently and we want to help ANYONE that needs help or assistance with food supply to help with their budgets. We are here to help and have enough fresh produce, milk, eggs, bread, frozen proteins and all the usual non-perishables you may need […]

Appreciation for Mayor and our local community

Robin Bailey

We would like to thank Karina Gould’s office for helping us out with the Canada Summer Jobs program which really helped during the summer with Sam Zulian being added to our team.  We’re looking forward to bringing on another full-time student this coming summer through the same initiative. One of the great things we’ve seen […]

Busy week with Feed Ontario Advocacy meeting on the agenda

Robin Bailey

Looks to be another busy week for us as people are needing our assistance more and more, however we are lucky to have such great community support to keep us on top of it all. The donations allow us to handle the deliveries without any structural issues. One of the big supporters for us is […]

Food Bank families served in a day record shattered (again)

Robin Bailey

Yesterday we had our largest number of families served in a day – 52 households including 38 in the morning and 14 in the evening breaking our food bank record yet again. Oddly enough though we didn’t realize it until the day was over as our volunteers were so calm, making it seem like an […]

Still open to help and hours are the same

Robin Bailey

We want everyone to know that we are still open to support anyone that needs food during our regular hours – Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. *Thursday evenings 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and closed as usual on Saturday and Sunday. Please make sure to contact us early Friday to arrange for Monday morning deliveries […]

Restless Polar Bear’s antics delight neighbourhood

Robin Bailey

This week we received a donation that also included a note from the donor. “A neighbour put up one of the lit-up polar bears on their front lawn for Christmas. Every day the bear was in a different spot – lawn, roof, climbing a tree, driving their jeep, ziplining, etc. They delighted the whole neighbourhood […]

Thank You Student Volunteers

Robin Bailey

Thanking our STUDENTS today, welcoming back Samantha Zulian – returning back to help us out. She was our amazing summer student that we were able to have working for us through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Thanks to Halton District School Board for their co-op program and for getting us Brooklyn to help us out […]

Great support from our volunteers help meet increased demand

Robin Bailey

We served 180 families last week. We’re glad that people are reaching out now and we are very proud of our volunteers for taking these orders and making sure everyone is getting nutritious food and organizing the pick-ups and deliveries. Thank you Volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering please register yourself online https://www.burlingtonfoodbank.ca/how-you-can-help/ and […]