Food Basket

St. James Food Basket

St. James Food Basket is a food bank serving people in central Etobicoke.  Our boundaries are Eglinton Avenue to Dundas Street West, and Kipling Avenue to the Etobicoke Creek (Mississauga border).


Hours of Operation:

Wednesdays   1:30 pm – 5:30 pm.
Full buffet meal starts at 1:30.


2017 Closure Dates:

October 11
November 29
December 27


First Time Registration:

Please  bring:

  • ID for each person in the family,
  • confirmation of address and income,
  • rent receipt or agreement.

Please bring bags or something in which to carry the food.


We depend on the work of many volunteers. If you are looking for an opportunity to serve your community, please read Work Carried Out By Volunteers to learn about the kinds of work volunteers do. To better understand the commitment required, please visit us to see the Food Basket in action.  Drop in any Wednesday between 1:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. and ask for the Volunteer Co-ordinator.