Information For Donors 

 Where do I drop off food drive donations?

During the COVID-19 crisis we are accepting donations only during our open hours - Tuesdays & Fridays from 10 AM to Noon. Please call or email us prior to delivery. Smaller donation amounts may still be dropped in the bins located in our supporting grocery stores.

Food Drive donations may be dropped off at our location: Parkway Storage, 1535 Pickering Parkway.  Please buzz the office on the keypad at the main gates and their staff will direct you to the drop off area.

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.


 Where can I drop off individual items?

Many local grocery stores have collection bins located prominently in their stores.  When you are grocery shopping, please consider including food for the food bank and drop your donations in the bin on your way out.  For larger donations see above.

You will find bins in the following locations:

Allan’s Independent Grocer    1900 Dixie Rd., Pickering (Bin temporarily unavailable.)

Food Basics                              1105 Kingston Rd. Pickering

Kingston & White's Freshco    650 Kingston Rd., Pickering

Sobeys                                        260 Kingston Rd. W., Ajax

Sobeys                                        955  Westney Rd. S., Ajax

Loblaw’s Market Place            1792 Liverpool Rd., Pickering

Metro                                          1822 Whites Rd., Pickering

DaCosta's No Frills                  1725 Kingston Rd., Pickering


What can I donate?

The food bank accepts all non-perishable items.  Please ensure that donations are in good condition and not past expiry or best before dates.  We also accept personal hygiene products, household cleaners and paper products.  If you are not sure what to donate, contact us and we will be happy to advise you or check the Current Needs page on this site.

Financial Donations

Financial donations are gratefully appreciated. All money raised is used to cover general operating expenses which include rent, telephone, equipment upgrades and improvements.  The food bank also provides fresh milk and eggs for our clients every week and we purchase any food items needed between food drives. 

The food bank is staffed entirely by volunteers; there are no paid staff.  100% of funds raised are used for food bank operations.  

Tax receipts will be issued for donations exceeding $10.

A donation can be made via E-transfer straight from your bank account to ours.  Access through your on-line banking using our email address:  Please include your full name and home address on the message line so we can provide a tax receipt.

If you prefer, you may make a donation on-line through PayPal herePlease make sure you include your full name and address.

Or by cheque:                                                                    Please make cheques payable to:                                                        St. Paul’s on-the-Hill Food Bank                                                   c/o  882 Kingston Rd., Pickering, ON                                                 L1V 1A8                                                                                                 Attn: Food Bank

**Haven't received your tax receipt yet?  Please contact us.  We may not have your full mailing address.

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