What's Needed


Updated: January 17, 2018

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Our hampers include a variety of nutritional food and essentials. Whenever we run short, we have to purchase these items. You can help by donating items from the list below.

We Are Out

  • Condensed milk
  • Condiments
  • Baking items & cake mixes
  • Jello and pudding mix
  • Stovetop stuffing
  • Side dishes or meal kits
  • Canned fruit
  • Bulk oats *
  • Pancake mix
  • Syrup

Baby Needs

  • Ready to feed formula (any brand)
  • Diapers – sizes 4
  • Wipes

We Are Running Short

  • Milk alternatives
  • Crackers
  • Cookies
  • Jam and honey
  • Coffee
  • Rice and sugar *
  • Toothpaste & bar soap

On-going School Program Needs

  • Tuna & crackers (plain snack packs)
  • Cheese & crackers (snack packs)
  • Non-perishable microwaveable meal / pasta cups
  • Small (real) fruit juice boxes
  • 1L orange juice
  • Veg & fruit juice blend
  • Peanut-free granola bars

* NOTE: Flour, sugar, oats & rice can be donated  in bulk as we repackage these item.

Please check expiry dates. Our guideline is, if we wouldn't eat it, we don't give it out.

We are always in need of grocery bags,egg cartons (dozen size only please), toiletries (including feminine hygiene products), cleaning supplies and Avon boxes.

We accept perishable items (garden vegetables, fruit and certified/store-bought meat). Please bring them to our warehouse during office hours so that our staff can put them in a cooler/freezer immediately.

Food can be dropped off at any grocery store in Airdrie or at the Airdrie Food Bank (20 East Lake Way, Airdrie) Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Thank you for caring!


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