Food for Families is a nutritious food bank for low-income households in the communities of East Vancouver and Port Coquitlam. We serve wholesome and nutritious food including fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy, proteins and grains.


Our Vancouver food banks serve qualifying families weekly on:

Tuesday nights between 5:30pm-8pm and Thursday mornings between 9am-12pm at our Warehouse location, 2650 Slocan St. 

Once a month, we also offer a Senior’s Day for qualifying senior’s to receive food on the third Tuesday of each month during our regular hours.


Our Tri-Cities food bank serves the same fresh, nutritious food selection to local, low-income households on the following dates and locations:

2nd Thursday of each month: Birchland Elementary, 1331 Fraser Ave, Port Coquitlam, 2:30 to 4:00pm

4th Thursday of each month:  CityReach Tri-Cities Location, 1932 Cameron Ave, 3:00 to 5:00pm


To become a member at any of our Food for Families food bank locations, registration in person and a one-time membership fee of $5 are required.

For more information about these programs, including participating, donating or volunteering, please contact Sam Stanley at


Bulk Buying is a program that provides easy access to fresh produce once a month. Open to anyone interested in healthy and cost efficient food, for only $13.00 you will receive an assortment of 8+ different fruits and vegetables.  Contents vary each month depending on what is in season and our participant registration.

Pick-up is the third Wednesday of each month from 2pm - 5:30pm.

Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

For more information, please contact Sam Stanley at