How to Help

Donation & Volunteer Opportunities

How to Donate

In Memoriam

Individuals, families and organizations may wish to honor a deceased loved one through a memorial donation. Memorial cards are available at local funeral homes and the Food Depot Alimentaire office. We’re also able to accommodate charitable donation bequests as part of estate planning or from a deceased estate.

*As a registered charitable organization, we can provide a tax receipt for monetary donations over $20.00. Please be sure to include your name, address, phone number and email address.

Donate Via Paypal

Food Drives and Fundraisers

Many local businesses have donated their time to organizing food drives for local food banks in your community. If your organization wishes to host a food drive in your community please let us know at We’ll ensure you receive information on who to contact.

Food Donations

If you’d like to make an individual food donation, drop-off locations are available at many major grocery stores including Sobeys, Superstore and Costco throughout the year.

Donations can also be made directly at your local food bank. Items we always need include:

  • Fresh fruit, vegetables etc.
  • Canned goods including soup, fruit, vegetables, beans etc.
  • Canned lunch meat
  • Dried pasta, pasta sauce, macaroni and cheese, Mr. Noodles etc.
  • Cereal, oatmeal and granola bars
  • Instant pudding, apple sauce and peanut butter
  • Sugar, tea, coffee, juice and juice boxes
  • Diapers (especially larger sizes), baby food and formula

Want to Volunteer?

To volunteer please contact any local food bank, your local school or send us an email at

Corporate Partnerships

Our corporate partnerships ensure Food Depot Alimentaire’s continued success by providing the following:

• Large food donations (fresh, frozen and dry)
• Monetary donations
• Sponsorship for fundraising events, etc.

If your organization is interested in helping families in need, contact us for more information.