Food Bank

Our Food Bank provides about a four-day supply of food to individuals and families who live in the Municipality of Meaford catchment area. Identification verifying name and address is required to register with the Food Bank.

Food is provided at no cost and without conditions.
No-Cost Food Access Policy

All personal information is kept private and confidential
Data Protection Policy
Privacy and Confidentiality Policy

Through creative partnerships and the generous support of our donors, our Food Bank offers fresh produce, milk, eggs, and whole grains.


Mondays:      9:30 -11:30 am
(closed on Holiday Mondays)
Thursdays:   5:00 -7:00 pm

Clients need to book an appointment to visit the food bank.  Please call or email to book your specific time slot on either a Monday or Thursday.

Contact us at 519-538-4550 or

Note:  in the event of inclement weather, please check our Facebook page for updates on closure of the food bank.


Accessibility is important to Meaford Food Bank and Outreach. We endeavour to be accessible to all regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, or creed, and also to be accessible to those with disabilities.
Accessibility to People with Disabilities Policy


We take all complaints seriously and attempt to resolve any issues that may arise. If any visitor or anyone from the Public has a complaint about our services, please contact us immediately in person during regular Food Bank hours or by email to

To register a formal complaint, please complete the Complaint Form and deliver it to our office during Food Bank Hours or email it to or mail it to or mail it to Meaford Food Bank & Outreach, Box 3245, 34 Trowbridge St W, Meaford ON, N4L 1N2

If visitor complaints regarding food or our food services are unresolved you may contact the Food Banks Canada Customer Experience Hotline at 1.877. 280.0329 or


Please drop off food donations during our regularly scheduled hours (See Hours above)

These are the food items that we will accept (Please note that we do not hand out items that are past their best before dates, so we ask that you do not bring them to the Meaford Food Bank):

  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Meats
  • Condiments
  • Cereals
  • Juice
  • Pasta
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Canned Pastas
  • Baked Beans
  • Canned Beans
  • Canned Fruit
  • Soups (all varieties)
  • Rice Products
  • Flour (smaller packages are preferred)
  • Sugar 
  • Coffee (Regular, Decaf, Instant)
  • Tea 
  • Personal Hygiene Items (Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, soaps, shampoo, conditioner)
  • Toilet Paper

Items that are urgently needed are posted on our Facebook page. Please follow us on Facebook.

We do not accept

  • Eggs, meat, or dairy from a non Public Health Inspected facility
  • Any foods prepared in a non Public Health Inspected kitchen (home-cooked foods)
  • Fish or Shell Fish or other food containing known potential allergens
  • over the counter medications, vitamins or drugs or any alcohol based products

If in doubt, please contact us at 519-538-4550 or