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Student Wellness

UFV-SUS food bank

If you're a UFV student who needs food security support, the UFV-SUS Food Bank is designed for you. You're not alone: food insecurity among university students is common and we want to help you feel empowered to access food security programs on campus.

Make a donation

Many students face barriers in their educational journey due to food insecurity. You can help make a difference by donating to the UFV-SUS Food Bank. 

Donate to the Food Bank


Guidelines for using UFV's Food Bank

Who can access the food bank?

  • UFV students enrolled in at least one course in the current semester
  • The goal of the Food Bank at UFV is to supplement food for those experiencing food insecurity. We ask that you only access the UFV-SUS Food Bank if you are struggling to get enough to eat

How often can I use the food bank?

  • You can request a food hamper a maximum of 4 times per semester.


How to access the UFV-SUS food bank


Submit your request form

Use the online request form to request a food hamper. All your information is kept private.

Submit a food hamper request


Your hamper gets filled

Our food bank assistant will check to see that you're eligible and then fill your hamper. Be sure to tell us about any food restrictions or dietary needs!


Check your email

You will receive an email when your hamper is ready for pick-up. The email will include instructions about where and how to pick up your hamper, depending on the campus you chose on the request form.


Accessibility needs

If you have any accessibility requests that must be met for you to obtain your hamper, please let us know in your request form. We are happy to accommodate your accessibility request.


Community food banks

Visit your local food bank

A bowl of oatmeal topped with fresh fruit and greek yougurt

Free breakfast program

Abbotsford campus

Stop by the Student Life lounge (Student Union Building 1111) Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:30-11:30 for free breakfast.

Chilliwack campus

Free breakfast at CEP on Thursdays from 9am-11am.

*Remember to bring your own container/bowl and utensil.