Greater Vancouver Food Bank

Verified organization (ca)burnaby, BC, Canada Website
4 campaigns 61 contributions received $117,382 raised Member since August 2018

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The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is a non-profit organization with a mission to  create empowering environments that provide and promote access to healthy food, education and training.  The GVFB provides assistance to  over 27,000+ people weekly  through 13 food distribution locations and partnerships with close to 100 community agencies located in Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, and North Vancouver.  20% of our members are children, and  19% are seniors. The GVFB is committed to its vision of accessible, healthy and sustainable food for all and through community collaboration, is proactively working to help end hunger.  

OUR MISSION:  To create empowering environments that provide and promote access to healthy food, education and training.

OUR VISION:  Accessible, healthy and sustainable food for all.

GVFB is able to purchase around $3 of food for every $1 donated, meaning monetary donations can go the furthest.

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What People Are Saying

"It is our nature to help others in need so they can reach their potential and dreams"

— Bow

"The Food Bank helps people access the most fundamental resource people need -- FOOD"

— Francisco

"GVFBS is about change -- GOOD CHANGE!"

— Murray Penner

"The Food Bank helped my mom and I as a child, I love the opportunity to give back! Keep up the excellent work!"

— Sam

"I lost my job a few years ago and had trouble finding work. What Food Bank offers was a huge relief for me. It totally resonates with me."

— Dave

Find Out More About This Charity

8345 Winston St,

Burnaby, BC, V5A 2H3

gregd@foodbank.bc.ca

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