For as long as Mission Community Services has existed, its food centre has actively served in feeding those who are hungry. Now four decades later, the centre is creating pre-made hampers, bags of food containing soup, canned fruit, vegetables and tuna, pasta and pasta sauce for its clients as staples.
In a good month, the Food Centre at Unit 3-32618 Logan Avenue can distribute as many as 320 food hampers for singles and families, serving about 600 people.
New hours for the Food Centre are Mondays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The centre is closed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and weekends.
Hampers can be picked up at the above times. ID, proof of income, proof of residence and Care Cards for eligibility are required.
Bakery items are donated by Save-On-Foods, Starbucks, Cobbs Bread and Bear Country Bakery, while vegetables are provided, during the growing season, by the gleaners program at Mission (minimum security) Institution and the Mission Farmers Market.
Those wishing to donate food can call (604) 814 - 3333 for pickup or donate to MCSS or at the food centre at #3-32618 Logan Avenue. Hours of operation are listed below.
MCSS also provides bakery items for Mission’s school lunch and Meals on Wheels programs. Call the Centre at (604) 814 - 3333 if you wish to volunteer.
PLEASE NOTE: During the month of December (2021), MCSS Food Centre will be open for regular business from Dec. 1st - Dec 10th. Please come shopping and pick up your secondary hamper for that month during this time.
From Dec. 13th - Dec. 17th, you will be able to pick up your pre-registered Christmas Hampers ONLY.
|Food Centre Details|
|Who:||Those in need.|
|What:||Food hampers are made and handed out to those in need.|
|Where:||Food Centre @ Unit 3-32618 Logan Ave|
To register for food hampers, please bring:
Dec 1st -10th - Regular hours for shopping and monthly hampers
Dec 13th - 17th - Pickup for pre-registered Christmas Hampers
Dec 24th - Jan 3rd - Closed
|Donate:||We accept non-expired, non-perishable, and perishable food items.
To donate food, please call (604) 814 - 3333 to schedule a pickup or drop off at the Food Centre (Unit 3-32618 Logan Ave).
|Volunteer:||Call the main office (604) 826 - 3634 or come in person to 33179, 2nd Ave, Mission|
|P: (604) 814 - 3333
E: [email protected]
Submit your food hamper request by simply completing the registration form below.
To pick-up the food hamper you will need to bring:
- Government-issued ID
- Proof of income
- Proof of residence
- Care Card