Airdrie Food Bank - What's Needed List

Updated: February 14, 2018

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

  • Canned tomatoes
  • Side dishes (Rice-a-roni, etc.)
  • Condensed milk
  • Milk alternatives
  • Condiments
  • Baking items & cake mixes
  • Jello and pudding mix
  • Side dishes or meal kits
  • Canned fruit
  • Bulk oats *
  • Canned pasta
  • Cereal

Baby Needs

  • Ready to feed formula (any brand)
  • Diapers – sizes 4 & 5
  • Wipes



We Are Running Short

  • Pancake mix & syrup
  • Crackers
  • Cookies
  • Jam and honey
  • Coffee
  • Rice and sugar *
  • Snacks
  • Drink mixes
  • Toothpaste & bar soap
  • Facial tissue

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. Thank you for caring!

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!