CRA Charitable Registration Number: 119019891RR0001

  • (905) 563-5822
  •  4309 Central Ave., Beamsville, ON, L0R 1B0

Support Our Food Program

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Over the course of a year, Community Care of West Niagara will acquire and distribute over 110,000 lbs. of nutritious food for empty cupboards.


Why Support the Food Program?

CCWN provides emergency food to an average of 350 families per month who are living below the poverty line in West Niagara. Families can come once per calendar month for their perishable and non-perishable grocery pickup, and once per week for perishable items such as fresh produce and bread.


Volunteer for this program

If you're interested in volunteering for this program, please complete the form below.

Make a Monetary Contribution

Most financial donations qualify for a charitable tax receipt with minimum contributions. CCWN issues charitable tax receipts for donations $20 and over. Donate now »

Donate Food & Personal Care Items

  • Dairy products such as milk, cheese and butter
  • Eggs
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Canned foods such as meats, stews, chilli, chunky soups and sauces
  • Canned tuna, salmon, turkey, chicken and ham
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Pasta and rice (not Side Kicks items)
  • Peanut butter and jam
  • Drinks - Juice boxes, bottled juice, bottled water, coffee and tea
  • Ensure/Boost
  • Pudding cups and apple sauce
  • Flour
  • Condiments (ketchup, mustard, soy sauce)
  • Salad dressing
  • Baby formula and diapers – larger sizes and pull-ups, wipes
  • Shampoo, body wash, shaving accessories, deodorant
  • Kleenex, toilet paper

Drop-off Instructions

We will gratefully receive any food donations at the rear receiving door of the CCWN building, Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm. Please let us know you are bringing a donation by ringing the doorbell at Receiving or stopping in at reception so we can meet you at the Receiving area.

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Food We Cannot Accept

We want to ensure all your donations make it to the tables of those in need, so to prevent waste please avoid donating the following:

  • Vitamins
  • Over the counter medications (i.e. Tylenol, Advil etc.)
  • Home baked-goods or food prepared in a home environment
  • Personally wrapped meats
  • Opened food items, or food not in its original container/packaging
  • Candy and snack food items in packaging that can easily be tampered with or contaminated (i.e. individual raisin boxes, foil-wrapped treats etc.)

When donating snacks please keep in mind that a nutritious treat is always preferred.

*The above standards are put in place by Food Banks Canada, and are to be utilized by all food banks and food programs.


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