Ayr Stuff-A-Van

The Cambridge Food Bank is partnering with Foodland to host a Stuff-A-Van event in the Village of Ayr. 

Swing by to drop off non-perishable food items or pick up some of our most needed items during your grocery shop. 


Foodland Ayr

1011 Northumberland St, Ayr, ON N0B 1E0



Saturday, September 9, 2023

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

More Info

Have questions? Please contact Brandee Faulds, Logistics Manager.


519-622-6550 ext 105

Stuff A Van Hespeler

The Cambridge Food Drive Initiative is collecting monetary and food donations of nut-free bars, fruit cups, cereal, peanut butter, and tuna for our neighbours who access the Emergency Food Program at the Cambridge Food Bank. 
All proceeds will go towards their 5600 lbs goal.


This is their second annual Stuff a Van blitz in partnership with BG Moving Corp. to collect school snacks so that every child in Cambridge and North Dumfries can return to school with full lunch boxes and full bellies. 

Date: August 12 & 13, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Zehrs Hespeler, 180 Holiday Inn Drive

Join Us at the Farmers Markets: Indulge in Cambridge Food Bank’s Delightful Baked Goods and Preserves


At the Cambridge Food Bank, we believe that food has the power to build health, foster belonging, and make a positive impact in our community. That’s why we’re thrilled to share our endeavor with you – our mouthwatering baked goods and preserves. In this blog post, we’ll take you on a delicious journey through our offerings and how they support our mission. Get ready to savor the goodness!

Our Mission

At the core of our mission is the aim to build health and belonging through food within our community. We understand the importance of providing nutritious options that nourish both the body and the soul. Our baked goods and preserves are crafted with love and care, using quality ingredients that ensure a delightful and satisfying experience for our customers.

From Our Kitchen to Yours

Step into our bustling kitchen, where Vi, our Food Rescue Coordinator and a team of talented volunteers pour their passion into creating a wide array of delectable treats. From tasty cookies to wholesome bread, our baked goods are made with precision and a sprinkle of magic. Every bite transports you to a place of pure indulgence, while supporting a cause you can feel good about.

Preserving the Flavours of Generosity

Using  fruits and vegetables, we carefully handcraft a variety of mouthwatering jams, sauces, and relishes. By preserving these flavours, we not only prevent waste but also create products that capture the essence of seasonal abundance. Each jar tells a story of generosity, sustainability, and culinary delight.

Find Us at the Hespeler and Galt Markets

We’re thrilled to bring our baked goods and preserves directly to you at the Hespeler and Galt markets. Every week, you can find us there, ready to tantalize your taste buds with our scrumptious offerings.  We accept cash or card.  Donations to the food bank are also welcome at our markets.

Indulge, Give Back, and Spread the Word

By indulging in our baked goods and preserves, you’re not only treating yourself to a delightful experience but also contributing to our mission. The proceeds from our sales go directly towards supporting our programs and initiatives that build health and belonging within our community. So, savour every bite, knowing that you’re making a positive impact.

Thank You for Your Support

At the Cambridge Food Bank, we believe that food has the power to change lives. Through our delectable baked goods and preserves, we’re able to support our mission of building health and belonging through food. From the first bite to the last, every taste is a celebration of generosity, sustainability, and pure deliciousness. Join us at the Hespeler and Galt markets and let’s savour the goodness together.

Preston Community Garage Sale

Cambridge Community Dollar is hosting a community garage sale downtown Preston in support of the Cambridge Food Bank. 

Where: Zaz Bistro Parking Lot

When: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Contact Gary for more information. 519-716-3592

Canada Day Parade

Where: King Street in Preston. Between Bishop and Eagle Streets.

Date: Saturday, July 1, 2023

When: Parade begins at 11:00 a.m.

Details: Celebrate Canada at the Canada Day Parade. The Cambridge Food Bank’s Junior Ambassadors will be collecting donations of non-perishable food items along the parade route. 

Please consider bringing one of our most needed items:

  • Canned Meat or Fish
  • Sandwich Spreads
  • Cereal
  • Canned Fruit

Public Works Open House

Location: 1310 Bishop Street North, N1R 6V5

Date: May 27, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Details:  The Open House will run from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. rain or shine, admission is free. Those who attend will get a chance to meet City staff who work in our Infrastructure Services department, get up close to the vehicles they operate, take a seat in them or snap a photo. There will be equipment displays, the chance to paint a plow, face painting, giveaways, and a sweet treat as part of Cambridge’s 50th anniversary celebrations.  

The Cambridge Food Bank will be set up to accept donations of food and money. Check out our booth to learn about the free youth, adult, and garden programs offered.