The Parade is one of the largest food and fund raising events for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. Since 2004, the Parade has collected $132,400 and more than 73,500 lbs. of food for hungry families in the Lower Mainland. On Parade day, we encourage spectators to bring a monetary or non-perishable food donation for the Food Bank. For each dollar donated, the food Bank can purchase $3 worth of food.
HOW TO DONATE AT THE PARADE:
MOST NEEDED ITEMS:
HOW TO DONATE PRIOR TO THE PARADE:
Donations of cash, cheques, interact and all major credit cards are accepted at:
The Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society
1150 Raymur Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5A 3T2
ABOUT THE GREATER VANCOUVER FOOD BANK SOCIETY:
The Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society (GVFBS) is a non-profit organization with a mission to empower people to nourish themselves by providing access to healthy food, education and training. The GVFBS provides assistance to over 28,000 people weekly through 15 food depots and over 100 community agencies located in Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and North Vancouver. The GVFBS is committed to its vision of accessible, healthy and sustainable food for all and through community collaboration, is pro-actively working to help end hunger. For more information, please visit www.foodbank.bc.ca.