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Dalhousie Student Union Food Bank

Free Food for Students and Staff

The Food Bank welcomes all members of the Dalhousie Community, students, staff and alumni alike. 

We are aware that food insecurity is a problem in the student community. Sometimes money doesn't come in, loans get delayed, or you've got other things to deal with. Don't worry, whether you need long term assistance or just a few meals to get by, please come visit us. All students and staff are welcome, just bring your dalcard with you!

To make sure there is enough to go around, we ask that you take only what you need. We ask that everyone using the food bank take only one basket full per two weeks, as our food bank has a limited supply. Please bring your own resuable bag to carry your food in, as the baskets have to stay in the Food Bank! 

Hours of Operation - Fall

Monday: 8:30am-1:00pm, 2:00pm-4:00pm, 5:00pm-8:00pm

Tuesday: 9:00am-7:30pm

Wednesday: 8:30am-8:00pm

Thursday: 9:00am-10:00am, (closed 10-1 for delivery) 1:00pm-4:00pm, 5:00pm-7:00pm

Friday: 8:30am-9: 45am, 10:00am-8:00pm

Saturdays (10am-12pm): Sep 15th and 29th, Oct 13 and 27th, Nov 10th and 24th and December 8th.

Hours are subject to change depending on our volunteers' schedules so please feel free to phone ahead to confirm @ 902-494-1106 or 902-494-2140.


The Food Bank is an incredible resource that survives because of volunteers. Please come join the team! For more information click here!


You can find us in the basement of the SUB, opposite from Wellness Room.