Second Harvest Canada

Record #: MET1023
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 26 Oct 2021


Description (Service) Rescues fresh, surplus food and delivers daily, free of charge to community agencies and emergency food programs
  • training and education
  • volunteer opportunities
Harvest Kitchens -- surplus food prepared by staff and/or volunteers that are packaged and distributed to non-profite organizations who serve meals but do not have the kitchen space or staff to cook meals themselves -- 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 Canada
  • also information on how to reduce food waste at home
Feeding Our Future -- summer program providing meals in city camps

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
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 Toronto
Address & Map
120 The East Mall
Toronto, ON
Canada M8Z 5V5
View Google Map
Intersection Dufferin St and Sheppard Ave W
Physical Access arking at entrance

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-408-2594
Fax 416-408-2598
Alternate Contact Benita Aalto, Sr Manager, Marketing and Communications

Agency Overview