Food Bank


For food bank services

Office Hours For the Summer :
Tuesday — 15h30 to 18h30
Thursday — 13h30 to 16h00
Friday — 9am to noon


**We provide an emergency 3-4 days’ supply of food – once a month.

–Please provide (1) proof of identification for each person (2) proof of address (3) proof of income for each adult.
–Please come in 30 minutes before closing time.
–Please bring your recycled bags.

For Donors

Food donations hours:
Tuesday — 11:30am – 3pm
Wednesday — 9am to 4pm
Thursday — 9am – 4pm
Friday — 9am to noon

Food bank items always in demand

  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned juice
  • Canned fruits
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Pasta sauce
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Tomato paste
  • Canned meats (ham, salmon, turkey and chicken)
  • Canned Salmon / Tuna / Chicken
  • Flour / Sugar / Rice
  • Dry pasta
  • Peanut butter
  • Cereal
  • Beans
  • Vegetable oil
  • Tomato / Apple Juice
  • Canned fruits
  • Soap / Shampoo / Toothpaste /
  • Tampons / Sanitary napkins
  • School Snacks (juice boxes, fruit cups)
  • Granola bars, etc.
  • Personal items (toilet paper, laundry detergent)
  • Diapers sizes 5 and 6
  • Pull-ups (L and XL), Goodnites

We will accept all perishable food:

  • Meat
  • Milk
  • Bread
  • Margarine
  • Eggs
  • Fresh vegetables
  • Fresh fruits

Please call before you drop off any perishable food, to see if the Centre is open.

Baby Cupboard

Low income families with children below the age of 6 can receive on a monthly basis: diaper, baby food and baby formula.

Info.: Nicole or Cathy at (613) 830-4357 ext. 158

Why do we need a food bank in Orléans-Cumberland?

Unless you have spoken to people who visit the food bank or visited our Centre, or have had conversations with our staff, it is indeed difficult to imagine why the Orléans-Cumberland area needs a food bank. Unfortunately, the need and the demands continue to increase. Click here for complete article…

Member Agency Program Award 2011

The Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre was awarded the 2011 Member Agency Program Award by the Ottawa Food Bank.This Award is a beautiful testimony to great team work!!!