Nanaimo Loaves & Fishes Food Bank

Warehouse Fundraising Project

We took possession of a 6000 square foot warehouse at 210 Fry Street on February 1st 2015

Purchase Price:$425,000

Renovations and Improvements: $125,000

City of Nanaimo: $275,000 over 2 years

Nanaimo Port Authority: $50,000 over 5 years

Community  Donations to date: Over $46,000

Still need to raise $180,000

 The new warehouse is providing immediate benefit to our community.

  • Clients are now able to choose all the food they receive.  IN addition to adding dignity it enable people to select food that meets their nutritional needs and preferences.  
  • Volunteers don't need to work outside.
  • Food does not need to be stored outside.
  • More grocery stores can participate in Food 4U Food Recovery.  Superstore Nanaimo starts on April 13, 2015


There is an abundance of food in the community.  The new warehouse enables us to adequately handle and distribute this abundance.


Nanaimo Charity
Loaves and fishes monthly donation
Securities Donation Nanaimo Food Bank Donation