About St Pauls on the Hill Community Food Bank
St. Paul's on-the-Hill Community Food Bank is completely run by un-paid volunteers. A 100% of the donations we raise go to help feed more than 7,500 people in Ajax and Pickering, 40% of which are children. Please help us to put food on the tables of Pickering and Ajax residents less fortunate than ourselves.
In 2020, we handed out 3,700 hampers, which helped feed 11,860 local families.
Donations of non-perishable goods is always welcome. We do request that all donated food be non-perishable in good condition and with current expiry dates (watch your Best Before dates).
We are almost always in need of the following items:
- Breakfast Cereal
- Fruit cups for children's snack
- Canned Fruit
- Fruit Juice (1 Litre size & Tetra boxes)
- Cheez Whiz, Nutella, Jam
- Pasta Sauce or Canned Tomatoes
- Canned Pasta (Alpha-ghetti etc.)
- Canned Baked Beans (in tomato sauce/no meat)
- Canned Beans (chick peas, lentils etc.)
- Sugar, Flour, Rice
- Crackers (Ritz, Vinta, Saltines, etc)
- Meal Helper (Sidekicks. Mashed Potato etc.)
- Canned Vegetables
- Canned Soup
- Condiments ( ketchup, mayo)
- non-Dairy Milk. (Soy milk, Almond, etc.)
- Odd Meat (Canned Fish, Ham, Turkey, Corned Beef)
- Cooking Oil. (1 Ltre)
- Baby Wipes
- Diapers (size 4 to 6)
We do not require: Dry Pasta, Pancake mix and syrup or Peanut Butter at this time.
Other items we welcome are consumable personal hygiene and sanitary products like shampoo, soap, tooth paste, tooth brushes, deodorant, and diapers for all sizes as well as house hold cleaners and paper products. Please check our Current Needs list on our website for what we need the most right now.
f you are thinking of running a food or a donation drive, please call us and let us know. If you would like to make a donation, kindly see the Donor Information tab on our website for a list of drop-off locations in Ajax and Pickering.
Please know that cash donations to the St. Paul's on-the-Hill Community Food are used to assist in our weekly purchases of fresh milk, butter and produce. Tax receipts will be issued for donations exceeding $20, unless otherwise requested - Charitable #: 119 196 111 RR0001. Please make cheques payable to: St. Paul's on the Hill Food Bank and can be mailed to:
St. Paul's on the Hill Food Bank
c/o 882 Kingston Rd.,
Pickering On L1V 1A8
Attn: Mrs. P. Bennett
Thank you for your support.
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