How to Find - Food Banks, Emergency Food Cupboards & Vouchers, Community Meals

Site: Burlington

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Public Comments NOTE:  
1. In December, meals may vary from what's shown below, see record for Christmas Sharing Guide
here 
2. See each individual record for more info, call ahead to confirm hours 
 
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Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) This record summarizes the day-by-day open hours for all food and meal programs in Burlington 
* to go directly to the records of the two main food banks see Burlington Food Bank (here) and Salvation Army (here).  
* food banks usually have a wide selection and stock of items, food cupboards/pantries may have a smaller number and selection  
* some may require proof of residency or income, see each record for details 
* all community meals are free, open to everyone and drop-in, unless otherwise specified 
 
 
CALL AHEAD TO CONFIRM, AS HOURS MAY CHANGE, OR BE SUBJECT TO VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES 
 
Monday: 
* 9 am-11:30 am Salvation Army Burlington, Food Bank, 5040 Mainway (near Appleby Line), 905-637-3893 
* 9 am-11:45 am Burlington Food Bank, 1254 Plains Rd E, 905-637-2273 
* 12 noon-3:30 pm Compassion Society (emergency food cupboard), 484 Plains Rd E (near King Rd), 905-592-3722 
* 12 noon-1 pm Food for Life open outreach (fresh food) at Burlington East Presbyterian Church, 505 Walker's Line (near New St), call to confirm 905-637-5155 
* 12 noon-8 pm Our Community Cares, Burloak Site, Food Support Cupboard, 356 Burloak Dr, 905-631-1218 
* 1:30 pm-2:30 pm Food for Life open outreach (fresh food) at Brant Hills Presbyterian Church, 2138 Brant St. (between Hwy 407 and Dundas St/Hwy 5), call to confirm 905-335-2640 
* Hours vary, call for information Our Community Cares, Warwick/Surrey Site, Food Support Cupboard, 702 Surrey Lane, 905-681-2777 
 
Tuesday: 
* 9 am-11:30 am Salvation Army Burlington, Food Bank, 5040 Mainway (near Appleby Line), 905-637-3893 
* 9 am-11:45 am Burlington Food Bank, 1254 Plains Rd E, 905-637-2273 
* 11:30 am-12:30 pm Food for Life open outreach (fresh food) at St Luke's Anglican Church, 1371 Elgin St (downtown Burlington), 905-634-1826 
* 3rd Tuesday of the month (no lunch in December), 12 noon, East Burlington Seniors Lunch at Appleby United Church, 4407 Spruce Ave., 905-637-2942. 
* 12 noon-8 pm Our Community Cares, Burloak Site, Food Support Cupboard, 356 Burloak Dr, 905-631-1218 
* 4:30 pm-7 pm Open Doors Food Bank at St Christopher's Church, 662 Guelph Line, 905-634-1809 
* Hours vary, call for information: Our Community Cares, Warwick/Surrey Site, Food Support Cupboard, 702 Surrey Lane, 905-681-2777 
* 6 pm (all year except 2 weeks at Christmas and during Easter week) Open Doors Community Supper at St Christopher's Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line, 905-634-1809,  
 
Wednesday: 
* 9 am-11:30 am Salvation Army Burlington, Food Bank, 5040 Mainway (near Appleby Line), 905-637-3893 
* 9 am-11:45 am Burlington Food Bank, 1254 Plains Rd E, 905-637-2273 
* 9 am-12 noon Knox Presbyterian Church, 461 Elizabeth St, 905-333-3013 
* 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesdays of the month, 11:30 am St Luke's Anglican Church Community Lunch, Parish Hall 1382 Ontario St *  
* 12 noon-4:30 pm Compassion Society (emergency food cupboard), 484 Plains Rd E (near King Rd), 905-592-3722 
* 12 noon-8 pm Our Community Cares, Burloak Site, Food Support Cupboard, 356 Burloak Dr, 905-631-1218 
* Hours vary, call for information Our Community Cares, Warwick/Surrey Site, Food Support Cupboard, 702 Surrey Lane, 905-681-2777 
* 2nd & 4th Wednesday of month (varies in December), 6 pm North BurLINKton Dinner Night Out, at Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, 1401 Guelph Line (between Mainway & Upper Middle Rd), 905-335-8172 
 
Thursday: 
* 9 am-11:30 am Salvation Army Burlington, Food Bank, 5040 Mainway (near Appleby Line), 905-637-3893 
* 9 am-11:45 am Burlington Food Bank, 1254 Plains Rd E, 905-637-2273 
* 12 noon Community Lunch, St Christopher's Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line, 905-634-1809 
* 12:45 pm-2 pm Open Doors Food Bank at St Christopher's Church, 662 Guelph Line (between New St and Prospect St), 905-634-1809 
* 12 noon-8 pm Our Community Cares, Burloak Site, Food Support Cupboard, 356 Burloak Dr, 905-631-1218 
* Hours vary (call for information) Our Community Cares, Warwick/Surrey Site, Food Support Cupboard, 702 Surrey Lane, 905-681-2777 
* 5 pm-6 pm, exclusively fresh perishable food, open to all, no application or proof of income required: Nourishing Neighbours Food Bank, St. Luke's Church Palermo, 3114 Dundas St W, Oakville ON L6M 4J3 (just west of Bronte Rd), 905-825-3364 Email: community1@stlukepalermo.ca. 
 
Friday: 
* 9 am-11:30 am Salvation Army Burlington, Food Bank, 5040 Mainway (near Appleby Line), 905-637-3893 
* 9 am-11:45 am Burlington Food Bank, 1254 Plains Rd E, 905-637-2273 
* 9 am-5 pm Our Community Cares, Burloak Site, Food Support Cupboard, 356 Burloak Dr, 905-631-1218 
* 10:30 am-11:30 am Food for Life open outreach (fresh food) at Tansley United Church, 2111 Walker's Line (north of Upper Middle Rd), 905-335-0090 
* 12 noon-3:30 pm Compassion Society (emergency food cupboard), 484 Plains Rd E (near King Rd), 905-592-3722 
* 3rd Friday of each month, 12 noon-2 pm North BurLINKton 55+ Lunch, Burlington Christian Fellowship, 2054 Mountainside Dr, 905-335-4477 * lunch, with cards and board games following (optional) 
* Hours vary, call for information Our Community Cares, Warwick/Surrey Site, Food Support Cupboard, 702 Surrey Lane, 905-681-2777 
* 6 pm Friday Night Community, Wellington Square United Church, 2121 Caroline St (between Brant St & Drury Lane), 905-634-1849 (no dinner Fri Dec 25/15) 
 
Saturday: 
* 10 am-12 noon Open Doors Food Bank at St Christopher's Church, 662 Guelph Line, 905-634-1809 
* 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month, 9:30 am-11:30 am Compass Point Bible Church, Food Market, 1500 Kerns Rd. (west and north of QEW/403), 905-336-0500 
* Second-to-last Saturday of month, 10 am-12 noon North Burlington Baptist Church (emergency food cupboard), 1377 Walkers Line (between Mainway and Upper Middle Rd), "Bright Corner" Outreach (drop-in support group and food assistance for those in need and living in Burlington, 905-335-5808 
 
Sundays
None 
 
 
FOOD VOUCHERS 
May be available from Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, 905-336-8332  
For expectant mothers in need, food vouchers may be available from by Halton Region Health Dept, Prenatal Nutrition Program, 905-825-6000 
 
HALTON FRESH FOOD BOX PROGRAM 
This is not an emergency food program, but allows pre-ordering of fresh fruits and vegetables at below-retail cost, available as singles bag, small box or a family size box * for details, see full record here, 905-825-6000
Hours Contact organization for information
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Varies by program.
Application Varies by program.
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Community Meals ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Food Banks ; Food Vouchers

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