Second Harvest Food Support Committee

Description (Service) COVID-19 -- Continuing food deliveries and pickups as well as food rescue and distribution

Rescues fresh, surplus food and delivers daily, free of charge to community agencies and emergency food programs * volunteer opportunities

Harvest Kitchens -- food preparation training for adults and youth with barriers to employment -- online platform connecting businesses with surplus food products to non-for-profit agencies with food programs * advance registration required for both food donors and receivers, form on website * available throughout Ontario * also information on how to reduce food waste at home

Does not distribute food to individuals directly * no food distribution at this location
Service Details
Public Comments No direct food provision to individuals -- contact Daily Bread Food Bank or North York Harvest Food Bank for referral (see separate entries)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario ; Toronto area for most services, available across Ontario
Boundaries City of Toronto
Eligibility Community agencies with food distribution programs -- churches, hostels, drop-ins, shelters, low income housing developments * must have adequate food handling, storage and redistribution facilities * must distribute food free of charge
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English
Address and Location
Located In Community North York West
Address & Map
1450 Lodestar Rd, Unit 18
Toronto, ON M3J 3C1
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Intersection Dufferin St and Sheppard Ave W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Parking at entrance
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-408-2594
Fax 416-408-2598
Primary Contact Debbie Drewett, Vice President of Philanthropy and Communications
Alternate Contact Benita Aalto, Acting Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications
Primary Executive Lori Nikkel, Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Zeeshan Liaqat, Vice President of Finance & Shared Services