Upcoming Events


Winter Food & Fund Drive

Date: November 16th - March 1st

Donating:

Non-Perishable Food Donations can be dropped off at:
The Food Bank of Waterloo Region, Local Grocery Store Bins, Fire Halls, Police Stations

Financial Donations: thefoodbank.ca/donate, via phone call, mailed to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region, or dropped off at The Food Bank of Waterloo Region (50 Alpine Court, Kitchener.)

$20 feeds a family of 4 for 4 days

Most needed food items include:
  • Beans in Sauce,
  • Canned meat/fish/pasta/fruit/vegetables,
  • Stews & Chili,
  • Tomato Sauces,
  • Rice,
  • Peanut Butter,
  • Hot Cereal


Giving Tuesday

Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

About:
Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to kick-off the giving season, just after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You can celebrate Giving Tuesday with acts of generosity and support.

Some great ways to participate include:
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CBC's 4th Annual Sounds of the Season

Date: 
Live Event:
Friday, December 2, 2016  (Doors Open: 5:30 AM, Event: 6:00 AM - 8:30 AM) 
Food Drive Drop-Off: Nov. 29, 2016 to Dec. 9, 2016

Location: THEMUSEUM in Downtown Kitchener 10 King St W, Kitchener, ON N2G 1A3

Admission:
This event will feature live interviews and musical performances. Space is limited, so reserve your spot by emailing us at yournewskw@cbc.ca. Admission is free but cash and food donations are welcome! $1 = 3 MEALS

About:
Donations of non-perishable food and items can also be dropped off at THEMUSEUM between Nov. 29 and Dec. 9, or at the CBC KW office at 117 King St. W., Kitchener.

Most needed food items include:
  • Beans in Sauce,
  • Canned meat/fish/pasta/fruit/vegetables,
  • Stews & Chili,
  • Tomato Sauces,
  • Rice,
  • Peanut Butter,
  • Hot Cereal
More Information




Loblaws Food Drive

Date: Friday, December 2, 2016 to Saturday, December 24, 2016

Location: Your local Zehrs, Real Canadian Superstore, valu-mart and no frills stores

About:
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.

Please make a $2 donation with the cashier at the till upon check out. $2 = 6 meals.
Please see the flyer for details.

Most needed food items include:
  • Beans in Sauce,
  • Canned meat/fish/pasta/fruit/vegetables,
  • Stews & Chili,
  • Tomato Sauces,
  • Rice,
  • Peanut Butter,
  • Hot Cereal


William Fresh Cafe - Free Coffee Day

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (6:30 AM - 10 PM)

Location: 33 University Ave. East Waterloo, ON N2J 2V9

About:
Receive a free medium coffee with a donation of non-perishable food items or funds for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. 
$20 feeds a family of 4 for 4 days

Most needed food items include:

  • Beans in Sauce,
  • Canned meat/fish/pasta/fruit/vegetables,
  • Stews & Chili,
  • Tomato Sauces,
  • Rice,
  • Peanut Butter,
  • Hot Cereal


STUFF-A-BUS

Date & Time:
Friday, December 9, 2016 (6 PM - 10 PM),
Saturday, December 10, 2016 (9 AM - 10 PM),
Sunday, December 11, 2016 (9 AM - 6 PM)

Location: Zehrs Ottawa/Strasburg (Laurentian Power Centre) 750 Ottawa Street S, Kitchener

About:

Join CTV, 105.3FM Virgin Radio and KFUN to help fill a GRT bus with meals for struggling neighbours! Lots of ways to help!

  1. Take your financial or food donation to the festive GRT bus located at the Laurentian Centre Zehrs Store on Ottawa Street. CTV, 105.3FM Virgin Radio, KFUN, and GRT volunteers will be on hand to help you.
  2. Make a food donation at: any KW Zehrs store! Look for the special bus donation box at the front of the store.

    Most needed food items include:

    • Beans in Sauce,
    • Canned meat/fish/pasta/fruit/vegetables,
    • Stews & Chili,
    • Tomato Sauces,
    • Rice,
    • Peanut Butter,
    • Hot Cereal
  3. Donate online -- be sure to say "Stuff-A-Bus" in the comment box! Remember $1 = 3 meals thefoodbank.ca/donate The total food and funds raised at all Locations will be announced at 6:00 pm December 11th. Help Stuff-A-Bus and help fill tummies


STUFF-AN-AMBULANCE

Date & Time: Saturday, December 10, 2016 (9 AM - 3 PM)

Location: Zehrs Conestoga Mall 555 Davenport Rd, Waterloo, ON N2L 6L2

About: Waterloo Region Association of Professional Paramedics (WRAPP) needs your help to stuff our ambulance! The WRAPP team will be collecting food and funds at Conestoga Mall to support The Food Bank of Waterloo Region.

$20 feeds a family of 4 for 4 days

Most needed food items include:
  • Beans in Sauce,
  • Canned meat/fish/pasta/fruit/vegetables,
  • Stews & Chili,
  • Tomato Sauces,
  • Rice,
  • Peanut Butter,
  • Hot Cereal


Fill An Army Truck

Date & Time: Saturday, December 17 - 18, 2016 (9 AM - 3 PM)

Location: Various Sobey's stores across Kitchener and Waterloo

About:
Fill An Army Truck returns for the 6th Annual year! 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.

$20 feeds a family of 4 for 4 days

Most needed food items include:
  • Beans in Sauce,
  • Canned meat/fish/pasta/fruit/vegetables,
  • Stews & Chili,
  • Tomato Sauces,
  • Rice,
  • Peanut Butter,
  • Hot Cereal


Beat Goes On Presents It's A Wonderful Life

Date & Time: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 (Showtime: 7 PM)

Admission:
A donation of a bag of most needed food items to The Food Bank or a monetary donation of $7. Provide your donation to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region volunteers outside of the cinema 6 PM - 7:15 PM

Location: The Original Princess Cinema (6 Princess St. W. Waterloo, Ontario N2L 2X8)

About:
A great way to spend time with the family watching a Christmas classic and support hungry neighbours in our community.



Fire To Food Bank 365 Event

Date & Time: TBA

Location: TBA

About:
TBA