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Hampers of free groceries. The contents are determined by the provider.

1Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre

1335 Thurlow Rd, Victoria, BC, Canada

Wednesday, 10:45am to 12:45pm

Members are invited to drop by the Fairfield Community Centre to pick up a changing assortment of non-perishable staples, fresh bread, produce, dairy, and toiletries. Please bring your own bags.

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Community Food Support


Delivered Tuesday, 2pm to 4pm

You can sign up for a hamper by following the website link to our Google form. Sign up opens on the 20th day of the month before and closes when it fills. For example: if you would like to sign up for March, sign up would open February 20th.

Sign-ups for deliveries operate on a monthly basis. We have a capacity of 80 households we can support each month. We are only able to provide hampers to folks whose postal codes start with: V8X, V8N, V8P, V8R, V8T, V8W, V8S, V8V and V9A. We do not have the ability to deliver to Sooke or the West Shore.

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Fairfield Gonzales Community Association

1341 Thurlow Rd, Victoria, BC, Canada

Tuesday, 3pm to 4:45 pm


Registered individuals and families can 'shop' rescued food for free including fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy, frozen healthy food, dry food, and more, while supplies last. Food offered varies each week. Delivery can be offered to Fairfield-Gonzales neighbourhood residents who have limited mobility.

We prioritize people who self-identify as food-insecure. If you live, work, and/or access programs in Fairfield-Gonzales, and experience barriers to healthy and/or culturally-appropriate food, you are eligible. If you are eligible, email or call 250-382-4604 to register.

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Food Bank at St. John's

1611 Quadra St, Victoria, BC, Canada

Tuesday and Friday, 10am to 12pm

The Food Bank offers guests a selection of produce, bread, and usually some protein items. Guests may choose from a menu of staple foods and hygienic items, or a pre-made hamper of items that is ready to take home. Guests without kitchen access may choose a pre-made hamper of ready-to-eat items.

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Goldstream Food Bank

761 Station Ave, Langford, BC, Canada

First three Tuesdays and Wednesdays of each month, 9am to 12pm

We provide supplemental food hampers containing enough food for 5-7 days (maximum one hamper per month) for Westshore residents in the following municipalities only: Langford, Colwood, View Royal, Metchosin, East Sooke, and Highlands (ID required). The last customer will be served at 11:45am to allow for the hampers to be given out by 12pm.

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North Park Neighbourhood Association

932 Balmoral Rd, Victoria, BC, Canada

Pickup Thursday, 11am to 12pm

The North Park Neighbourhood Association (NPNA) puts together free, weekly grocery hampers for registered recipients. The hampers are made up of produce, bread, dairy, and non-perishable items. To be eligible for a hamper, recipients must live, work, or spend time in the North Park neighbourhood. To register, please complete the sign-up form on the NPNA website.

Delivery is available to those with mobility challenges or scheduling conflicts. If you have any questions, please contact Ruby, the Grocery Hamper Program Coordinator, at

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Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank

9586 Fifth St, Sidney, BC, Canada

Food hamper distribution and registration:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9am to 12pm

Extra produce distribution for those registered:
Tuesday and Thursday, 9am to 12pm

The Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank "helps those in need through those who care." We do that in a variety of ways but primarily by providing food hampers designated to supplement a client's food needs.

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Songhees First Nation

1100 Admirals Rd, Victoria, BC, Canada


Songhees First Nation provides weekly food boxes weekly and monthly to families within the Songhees community. The Nation also provides Elders' lunches and Tea & Bannock events at their Wellness Centre, strengthening community ties.

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Sooke Family Resource Society

Sooke Neighbourhood House (Sooke Family Resource Society), 6672 Wadams Way, Sooke, BC, Canada

Contact for details

The Sooke Family Resource Society provides a full list of family programs, partnering with the Sooke Food Bank, Cob's Bread, and Pacheedaht First Nations to provide snacks, weekly meals, Good Food Bags, vitamins, and much more. Please contact for information.

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Sooke Food Bank

2037 Sheilds Rd, Sooke, BC, Canada

First three Thursdays of each month, 9:30am to 3pm

The Sooke Food Bank Society provides one hamper per month to those in need. Please bring your & your dependents' Care Cards and proof of residence with you (i.e., utility bill, driver's license, etc.).

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The Mustard Seed

625 Queens Ave, Victoria, BC, Canada

Monday through Friday, 9am to 1pm

The Mustard Seed operates the largest food bank on Vancouver Island, situated in Victoria’s downtown core. We provide fresh vegetables, dairy, non-perishable food items, and hygiene products. We serve 1250+ hampers per month. It is our mission to ensure that anyone in need of food can access the groceries they need without feeling shame, guilt, or fear.

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Victoria Native Friendship Centre

231 Regina Ave, Victoria, BC, Canada

Contact for details


The Hamper Program was developed at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to provide food security supports to community members.

The Hamper Program:
– Provides 220 hampers on a weekly basis to families, those sheltering in hotels, individuals, and tenants residing at Siem Lelum and Fernwood house.
– Provides fresh produce, Cobbs bread, Farm and Field meat, Zambris pasta sauce, and non-perishable food items.
– Provides nutritious food and snacks.
– Allows for community to continue being connected to the Victoria Native Friendship Centre through food.

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