How do I donate to a food bank in Surrey?

How do I donate to a food bank in Surrey?

Supplies and/ or donations (food/cash) can be picked-up or dropped-off at our office Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Unit 1 – 13478 78th Ave, Surrey BC. Monetary donations can also be mailed in, by phone or online through our website. Supplies and donations can also be scheduled for drop-offs and pick-ups.

How do I qualify for a food bank in BC?

To register you will need to bring:

  1. Government-issued picture identification.
  2. Recent (3 months) proof of address (such as a telephone or utility bill) in Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster or the North Shore.
  3. Care cards or any government-issued ID for all of the dependants living with you (both adults and children)

How do you get to the food bank in Surrey?

You must book an appointment to register the first time you come. Please contact us at 604.581. 5443 for an appointment time. If you live south of 40 Avenue, please go to the Sources – White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank (604) 531-8168.

Who is eligible for food banks?

You might get a food bank referral if: You’ve been made redundant or have reduced working hours. Unexpected bills have left you with no money. A change in your circumstances has affected your entitlement to benefit or the reduced the amount you receive.

How do I donate to a food bank in BC?

Call us at 604-498-1798 and we will take your credit card information over the phone. When donating online, tax receipts are emailed automatically by CanadaHelps, our online donation processing partner. For phone, mail, e-transfer and EFT donations, tax receipts are issued within 2-4 weeks.

What type of food does food bank have?

We offer pantry foods, meat, frozen foods, personal hygiene products and household cleaning products. Vegetables, fruit and bread are offered free with a voucher.

How does the food bank work?

Food donations Non-perishable, in-date food is donated by the public at a range of places, such as schools, churches, and businesses, as well as supermarket collection points. It is then sorted into emergency food parcels by more than 28,000 volunteers, to be given to people in crisis.

Who uses food banks in Canada?

The report shows that in March, 2021, visits to food banks topped 1.3 million, the largest increase since the 2008 recession. One-third of those accessing food banks were children, 8.7 per cent were seniors, and half were on social assistance or disability-related supports.

What do food banks need?

What foods do food banks need the most?

  • Cereal.
  • Soup.
  • Pasta.
  • Rice.
  • Tinned tomatoes/ pasta sauce.
  • Lentils, beans and pulses.
  • Tinned meat.
  • Tinned vegetables.

Is food bank Canada a good charity?

Charity Intelligence has reviewed Calgary Food Bank since 2007 and has consistently found this charity to be a Top Pick charity, and one of Canada’s highest-rated food banks. Charity Intelligence’s impact analysis finds that Calgary Food Bank has Good proven impact per dollar.

How do I contact Surrey food bank Society?

Tel: 604-581-5443 Fax: 604-588-8697 Charitable Business Number: 13216-8162-RR0001. The Surrey Food Bank Society is a member of Food Banks Canada, Food Banks BC, and Surrey Board of Trade.

Where can I get food in South Surrey BC?

If you live south of 40 Avenue, please go to the Sources – White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank (604) 531-8168. Please note: You will be asked to update your information every 6 months. This is done only between 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM on your distribution day.

How many foodbanks are there in the UK?

The Trussell Trust’s network of more than 420 foodbanks operate out of more than 1,200 centres across the UK and provide a minimum of three days’ emergency food and support to people experiencing crisis.

What do I need to apply for food stamps in Surrey?

All clients must live north of 40 Avenue in Surrey, North Delta or Cloverdale, provide proof of address, proof of dependents as well as proof their income falls below the low income cut-off (LICO). If you live south of 40 Avenue, please go to the Sources – White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank (604) 531-8168.

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