Food Bank

The Brantford Food Bank offers an Emergency Food Bank Service to individuals and families in Brantford, Brant County and Six Nations. This includes low-income families, children, the elderly, abuse survivors and the homeless. We also provide a Food Distribution Service to 23 other food and meal providers in our community. We believe that every person should have nutritious food and balanced meals.

We operate solely on donations and grants. Your generosity enables us to provide food to over 1,020 households who turn to our organization each month, as well as additional people who use other local food programs that we support.

When we pass on a simple box of food, we are privileged to witness the gratitude and hope in the eyes of the people we help. Because of you, a single parent can feed their children tonight, a senior has food in their cupboard for breakfast tomorrow, and a youth living on the street has nutritious food in their stomach.

Thank you for supporting our commitment to our community and the people in it. It is because of you, that we can continue to provide, not only food, but hope and support to our neighbours through difficult times.

Details for Clients

Brantford Food Bank Services:

The Brantford Food Bank is located at 1100 Clarence St. We are open to clients from Monday to Friday, appointments are available from 9am-11:30am, and then again at 1pm-3:30pm.

The food bank has modified our intake and distribution services in order to ensure physical distancing. Our food bank operates by appointment only and allows 1 person in at a time. We ask that you arrive at your exact appointment time, and wait outside until the previous client is finished. Please dress accordingly.

If you require assistance, the appointment desk can be reached at 519-751-4357 x 1 Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 4:00pm. We are closed all Statutory holidays.

Please remember to bring your ID, as well as ID for each person in your household who requires food. For more information about acceptable forms of identification, please click here. You will also need to bring your own shopping bags to take home your groceries.

Details for Donors

Food donations can be dropped off at 1100 Clarence St  South from Monday – Friday 9:00am – 11:45am & 1:00pm – 3:45pm. We ask that you please take all donations to our Shipping/Receiving area, which is located at the back of the building (entrance is located off of Newport St).

Monetary donations can be dropped off upstairs in our Administrative Office in suite 202. We are open Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm. Donations can also be made through our website, over the phone with credit card or through the mail. For more information you can contact us at or at 519-751-4357 x 0.

You can easily print off this Online-Printable Donation Form, fill it out and mail it to us to make a donation. Or email it to us at

All funds raised in our community stay in our community.

For more information on the Brantford Food Bank and our services please contact us.

Details for Other Agencies

We work with many organizations to support the needs of our community. If you’re looking for ways to assist your clientele with food and supplies, please contact us.

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