Fare Share Food Bank Oakville

Site: Oakville

Record #: OAK0892
Last Full Update: 13 May 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-847-3988
E-Mail oakvillefoodbank@gmail.com
Website www.oakvillefoodbank.com
Social Media Instagram Instagram
Primary Contact Stephen Rowe, President
Alternate Contact Dale Ackerley, Director
Volunteer Coordinator Averil Wiley, Director
Contact Form www.oakvillefoodbank.com/contact

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A registered charity that operates a volunteer run food bank that accepts food donations to distribute to Oakville families in need.

Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Established 1987
Primary Executive Stephen Rowe, President
Funding Donations - tax receipts given

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Food Bank

  • If you are in need of food assistance please come to the Food Bank during operating hours
  • no appointment needed
  • can assist with baby food, formula and diapers
  • program participants are eligible to receive a week's worth of food, once each calendar month
  • currently provides groceries to approximately 700 Oakville families 


  • non-perishable food can be dropped off at all Oakville Fire Stations and most Oakville Grocery stores, in their collection bins
  • bulk of non-perishable food comes from food drives held at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • for a list of currently needed items, see here
  • financial donations are vital and needed to purchase fresh fruit & vegetables, fish, meat, eggs, cheese, and a variety of other items
  • tax receipts are issued on site or mailed/emailed if requested
  • please call to make sure someone is there to receive your donation; we often have volunteers available outside of our regular operating hours

Mon 9:30 am-2 pm, Thu 2 pm-6:45 pm

Areas Served Oakville
  • available to residents of Oakville
  • participants may be screened for financial need
  • visit during open hours
  • no appointment is needed
  • if you are not a registered client, you will be required to produce government issued photo id for all adult family members (i.e. Driver’s License, Health Card) or Immigration documents/passports; and Health Cards or Birth Certificates for all children in the family
  • Unless new to Canada, for each adult over age 18, a Notice of Assessment from Canada Revenue or other proof of income (latest OW/ODSP statement) is required to assess eligibility
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
1240 Speers Rd, Unit 6
Oakville, ON L6L 2X4
Intersection Fourth Line and Speers Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Food
HCSD Sub Heading Baby Food / Infant Formula ; Food Banks ; Infant Formula / Baby Food
Service Categories Diapers ; Food Banks ; Food Donation Programs ; Formula/Baby Food ; Personal/Grooming Supplies