In accordance with the latest health regulations, masks are now required in all indoor spaces. Please wear a mask if you are coming to Loaves & Fishes for any purpose.
*Anyone who can not come to a depot is encouraged to give the IDs for their household to someone else who can collect food for them. That person must be prepared to show their ID as well*
All clients are asked to bring recycled or reusable bags to our depots to help pack food items.
Nanaimo Food Bank Depot Schedule
Monday: Farquhar Street Depot (1009 Farquhar St) - 5pm - 7pm
* Christ Community Church (2221 Bowen Rd) - 1pm - 2pm - by appointment only click HERE
Tuesday: Nanaimo Alliance Church (1609 Meredith Rd) - 1pm - 2:30pm
* St Philip Anglican Church (1797 Cedar Rd) - 3pm - 4pm - by appointment only click HERE
Wednesday: Farquhar Street Depot (1009 Farquhar St) - 10am - 2pm
Thursday: Farquhar Street Depot (1009 Farquhar St) - 1pm - 3pm
Neighbourhood Church (4951 Rutherford Rd) - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Friday: Salvation Army Church (505 Eighth St) - 1pm - 2:30pm
* St Andrew's Presbyterian Church (4235 Departure Bay Rd) - 12pm - 1pm - by appointment only click HERE
Saturday: Generations Church (1300 Princess Royal Ave) - 11am - noon
Please note we are now operating under Phase 3 Emergency Scheduling protocols. Our depot schedules are changed until further notice. Anyone who is showing signs of illness or is at risk must give their ID to another person to collect their hamper for them.
3rd Party Pickup is available with the households' IDs OR photocopy of IDs and those picking up must show their ID as well. We cannot accept pictures on cell phone.
Maximum 3 households per 3rd Party Pickup.