Food Basket

St. James Food Basket is a food bank serving people in central Etobicoke.  Our service 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.


Closure Dates:

December 26, 2018

We will be open January 2   BUT no lunch and closure at 3:30 pm

February 20, 2019

April 3, 2019

May 22, 2019

July 3, 2019

August 7, 2019

September 4, 2019

October 16, 2019

November 27, 2019

December 25, 2019      and

January 1, 2020.



First Time Registration:

Please  bring:

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

Please bring your own bags to carry food home.


We depend on the work of over 100 volunteers. If you are looking for an opportunity to serve your community, and to 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.


For More Information:   call 416-622-4114  or email  or go to