Christmas Hamper registration is now open at all depots. Saturday, December 8th from 11am -12pm at Generations Church Depot is the LAST DAY to register for a Christmas Hamper. After December 8th ALL regular depots are CLOSED until January 2nd. Farquhar Depot will be open during normal hours for Food 4U ONLY.  If you miss registration or pickup the LAST CHANCE is Farquhar Depot, Sunday, December 23rd from 12-3pm (pre-made hampers only will be given on December 23rd). Regular depot service returns on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019. 

The LAST DAY for Agencies is Friday, December 7th.     Farmers welcome through Tues, December 24th and again from December 26th-29th

Regular Scheduling for Agencies and Farmers returns on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019


Don't Go Hungry. We are Here to Help.

We believe that everyone in our community should have access to healthy nutritious food regardless of their current situation.  To this end we provide food free of charge through our depot network. 


Donate Online Now

Loaves & Fishes Food Bank is always in need of financial donations. For every $1 in cash donations that Loaves and Fishes receives we are able to provide clients with $5.98 worth of food.

Canada Helps provides a safe, secure and convenient way to donate.


Interested in Volunteering?

Every month our 600+ volunteers every month help us sort and distribute food through our food depot network around Nanaimo.  Please click here if you are interested in getting involved.

Depots Schedule For Sunday

There are no depots open today

Full Depot Schedule

Upcoming Events

Christmas Food Drive

December 9, 2018 - December 19, 2018

Candles and Candlelight A Victorian Christmas

December 16, 2018