Canada Day Closures: Friday July 1st all depots will be closed. The warehouse will be closed to Agencies but open to volunteers and farmers.
Covid-19 Update: In accordance with the latest health regulations masks are now optional in the warehouse.
Food pickup locations (depots) - Our depots are located in borrowed spaces, and each building may have their own requirements. We ask that you come prepared to wear a mask and respect their individual policies.
Anyone feeling ill or at risk is encouraged to give the IDs for their household to someone else who can collect food for them. That person must be prepared to show their ID as well*
All clients are asked to bring recycled or reusable bags to our depots to help pack food items.
Nanaimo Food Bank Depot Schedule
Monday: Farquhar Street Depot (1009 Farquhar St) - 5pm - 7pm - drop in
* Christ Community Church (2221 Bowen Rd) - 1pm - 2pm - appointment only click HERE
Tuesday: * St Paul's Lutheran Church (394 Shepherd Ave) - 11am - 12pm - appointment only click HERE
Nanaimo Alliance Church (1609 Meredith Rd) - 1pm - 2:30pm - drop in
* St Philip Anglican Church (1797 Cedar Rd) - 3pm - 4pm - appointment only click HERE
Wednesday: Farquhar Street Depot (1009 Farquhar St) - 10am - 2pm - drop in
Thursday: Farquhar Street Depot (1009 Farquhar St) - 1pm - 3pm - drop in
Neighbourhood Church (4951 Rutherford Rd) - 6:30pm - 8:00pm - drop in
Friday: Salvation Army Church (505 Eighth St) - 1pm - 2:30pm - drop in
* St Andrew's Presbyterian Church (4235 Departure Bay Rd) - 12pm - 1pm - appointment only click HERE
Saturday: Generations Church (1300 Princess Royal Ave) - 11am - noon - drop in
Sunday: * Maranatha Church (6553 Portsmouth Road) - 2pm - 3pm - appointment only click HERE
3rd Party Pickup is available with the households' IDs OR photocopy of IDs and those picking up must show their ID as well. We cannot accept pictures on cell phone.
Maximum 3 households per 3rd Party Pickup.