Upcoming Events

Holiday Food & Fund Drive

This time of year brings feelings of both joy and despair to neighbours struggling with food insecurity. Your gift to The Food Bank will bring joy, hope and food to the 1 in 20 households that need food support in Waterloo Region. Each dollar provides food for 3 meals. Most needed food items: (pick our top 5). Register your food & fund drive today.

 Date -  
November 15, 2015 - January 15, 2016
However the need continues year round.

Kitchener-Waterloo Comedy Festival 2016 Preview Show


 For more information click here.

 Date -   Friday, November 20, 2015
 Time - 7:00 pm (doors open), 8:00 pm (showtime)
 Location -
Waterloo Inn
475 King Street N, Waterloo
 Cost - Tickets $26 in advance. Donations of food & funds encouraged.

Annual K-W Santa Claus Parade

Santa's helpers will be collecting donations of food and funds for The Food Bank along the parade route. For more information click here.

 Date -   Saturday, November 21, 2015
 Time - 10:30 am
 Location - King Street (from Bridgeport Road in Waterloo to Cedar Street in Kitchener)
 Cost - Free. Donations of food & funds encouraged.

Loblaw Companies National Food Drive - Winter 2015

Loblaw Companies National Food Drive will be held at Zehrs, Real Canadian Superstore, valu-mart, and no frills stores across Waterloo Region. They will be collecting food & funds on behalf of The Food Bank.

 Date -   December 4-24, 2015
 Location -
Your local Zehrs, Real Canadian Superstore,
valu-mart and no frills stores

CBC's 3rd Annual Sounds of the Season

Holiday like you mean it with CBC's Sounds of the Season drive to collect non-perishable food items and funds in support of The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. This year will feature special guests, live music, giveaways and much, much more. Listen to 89.1 CBC-KW for details of this Food Bank fundraiser or click here for more information.

Space is limited, so please RSVP to if you'd like to come, email yournewskw@cbc.ca with "Sounds of the Season" in the subject line. Or, you can call CBC's talkback line at 519-581-0636 and leave a voice mail message with a phone number we can reach you at. Be sure to let us know how many seats you'll need. 

 Date -   Friday, December 4, 2015
 Time - 5:30 am (doors open), 5:57 am (show goes live)
 Location -
The Museum
10 King Street W, Kitchener
 Cost -
Free. Donations of food & funds encouraged.
Don't forget to RSVP!


Stuff-A-Bus returns! Help 99.5 FM KFUN, 105.3 KOOL FM, and CTV Kitchener fill a GRT bus with food & funds so no one goes hungry. Join us for the kick off at 6pm on December 11th or look for Stuff-A-Bus donation bins at your local Zehrs, no Frills, Real Canadian Superstore and valu-mart stores.

 Date -   December 11-13, 2015
 Time -
12:00 pm (Dec 11) - 6:00 pm (Dec 13)
Kick off 6:00 pm (Dec 11)
 Location -
Zehrs Ottawa/Strasburg (Laurentian Power Centre)
750 Ottawa Street S, Kitchener

Fill An Army Truck

Fill An Army Truck returns for the 5th Annual! Help The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada - Canadian Army fill an army truck with food & funds so no one goes hungry. Visit your local Sobey's stores to make your donation.

 Date -   December 19-20, 2015
 Time - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
 Location - various Sobey's stores across Kitchener and Waterloo