Donate Food

Did you know that 95% of the food distributed by The Mississauga Food Bank is donated?

We need your help to feed our neighbours!

Register Your Food Drive
or Community Event

Organize a food drive! Visit the Community Event page to download promotional materials and register your drive to receive collection barrels or schedule a pick-up. We ask all food drives to register so that we can help you and properly recognize your efforts.

Check our list of most needed items. Next time you’re at the grocery store, pick up a few extra items and drop them off at our warehouse during business hours, at select grocery stores with collection bins, or at any Mississauga fire hall.

Host a Canstruction Competition. Construct giant structures from canned food then donate the food to us. Canstruction competitions are great at workplaces as a team building exercise or at schools as a fun way to get kids involved in giving back!

If you represent a food manufacturer or distributor and would like to donate food, all large food industry donations must be coordinated in advance through Jon Davey, Manager of Warehouse Operations, by email at jon@themississaugafoodbank.org or by phone at 905.270.5589 x229. For more information on how to coordinate a large food industry donation, please download and read our Food Donation Guide.

Ontario’s Donation of Food Act, 1994 (“Good Samaritan Act”) absolves any food donor (individual OR corporate) from liability when the food is donated in good faith.

The food we distribute is regularly evaluated by a nutritionist. Read the most recent Nutrition Report