Student Services

UFV Food Bank

The UFV-SUS Food Bank addresses food insecurity amongst our UFV community by providing nutritious food and promoting healthy eating, in an accessible, inclusive, respectful and sustainable manner.

Skipping meals because you can't afford food?

We understand that hunger doesn't just suck - it can become an obstacle that disrupts your whole life. We can help.

The UFV-SUS Food Bank provides food hampers to UFV students in need. The food hamper program was created to help students in emergency situations or whom are having difficulty purchasing food to avoid hunger. The program is not for supplementary purposes and is not a free grocery program.

We serve current UFV students and their families through a partnership program between Student Life, the UFV Student Union Society, and Archway Food Bank.

Your first name, last name, and family size will be shared with Archway Food Bank as we are a satellite campus and they require that information. If you don't want your personal information shared with Archway Food Bank, please do not complete this form. You can contact us at foodbank@ufv.ca with any questions.

Hamper requests may take 3-5 business days to be fulfilled. Please click on the "Hamper Request Form" link below to submit a request.

Hamper Request Form

Hampers can be picked up at either the Abbotsford or Chilliwack campus:

Student Life/Coast Capital Savings Peer Resource & Leadership Centre (PRLC) in Abbotsford 
SUB S1111 9 am - 6 pm (M-F)

Student Services in Chilliwack
Room A1318 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (M-F)

Donations

To make a non-perishable food item or hygiene product donation, please drop off your items at Student Life in Abbotsford (S1111) or Chilliwack (A0006). To make a cash donation online, please click here and select "UFV Food Bank" as the designation.

The most requested items are:

  • Peanut butter
  • Cereal
  • Oatmeal
  • Rice
  • Pasta & pasta sauce
  • Canned tuna or salmon
  • Beans, lentils, & chickpeas
  • Soup (hearty or chunky preferred)
  • Canned vegetables & fruit
  • Snacks for kids (granola bars, apple sauce, fruit snacks, etc)
  • Hygiene products (pads, tampons, toothpaste, soap, deodorant, etc)

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at Foodbank@ufv.ca.

Sponsors

Many thanks to Archway Community Services Food Bank for partnering with us! We are now a satellite campus and receive monthly donations from Archway Food Bank to help support the UFV community.

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