Hamiltonians accessed food banks and meal program services last month

Operating for over 30 years, Hamilton Food Share is the city’s Emergency Food shipping and receiving hub, and Emergency Food Systems Coordinator for the network of agencies it supports. Providing food resources to 16 member agencies, operating 23 emergency food programs, over 4.3 million pounds of nutritionally rich food is delivered to food banks and hot meal programs, ensuring that people living in poverty have access to healthy good food for themselves and their families.

Hamilton Food Share

Where does our food come from?


Comes from the food industry.


Comes from community food drives.


Comes from deeply discounted purchases.

Hamilton Food Share

Every $1 donated provides $5 in food to feed the 13,000 local people who visit Hamilton food banks each month – 5,000 of whom are children.

Hamilton Food Share

Hunger Relief Agencies

Over the past year, we have expanded our reach, providing food resources to 16 hunger relief agencies, and operating 23 emergency food programs. The growth of our network has allowed Hamilton Food Share to remain inclusive and reach out to every corner of our city.

Member Agencies

DeMazonod Door Outreach logo logo
Good Shepherd logo logo
Living Rock logo logo
Native Women's Centre logo logo
Neighbour2Neighbour logo logo
Niwasa logo logo
Salvation Army logo logo
Stoney Creek food bank logo logo
Welcome Inn logo logo
Wesley logo logo
Hamilton Jewish Family Services logo logo
Mission Services logo
Ancaster Community Services logo logo
Flamborough food bank logo logo

Supported Agencies

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Hamilton Food Share


We gratefully acknowledge our major donors, the city of Hamilton and the following supporters who gave so generously throughout the year.

City of Hamilton logo
Food Banks Canada logo
Feed Ontario logo
Hamilton Community Foundation logo
Tim Hortons Smile Cookie logo
Hamilton Bulldogs Foundation logo
Andlauer family logo
ATS Healthcare logo
ArcelorMittal Dofasco logo
First Ontario Credit Union
Losani Homes logo
Losani Family Foundation logo
Turkstra logo
Joyce family foundation logo
United Steelworkers logo
Hamilton Potters Guild logo
Soletanche Bachy Canada logo
Orlando corporation logo
Liburdi logo
Doug Lamon Foundation logo
St Joseph's logo
Fengate logo
CF Lime Ridge logo
Alectra logo
Bartek logo
Project Concern logo
Zelus logo
Children's Fund logo
Baffin logo
CP logo
CTTF logo
Meridian Lodge logo
Maple Leaf logo
Purolator logo
Upper James Toyota logo
Red Hill Toyota logo
Kiwanis Club of Hamilton