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Registration Requirements

Surrey Food Bank Hampers

The Surrey Food Bank supplies a nutritious hamper, equaling about 3 to 4 days of food depending on the family size, to registered clients once every two weeks. See below for our registration requirements.

We are open for general food hamper distribution:

  • Mon: 9:30 am - 1:00pm
  • Tue: 9:30 am - 1:00pm
  • Thu: 9:30 am - 1:00pm
  • Fri: 9:30 am - 1:00pm

Registration Information (see below for other languages) *

Our food, both purchased and donated, is for low-income residents of Surrey, North Delta or Cloverdale. All clients must live north of 40 Avenue in Surrey, North Delta or Cloverdale, provide proof of address, proof of dependents as well as proof of income which will demonstrate need. If you live south of 40 Avenue, you would go to the Sources - White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank (604) 531-8168.

You must book an appointment to register the first time you come. Please contact our office at 604.581.5443 for an appointment time.

Please note: You will be asked to update your information every 6 months. This is done only between 9:30 - 11:00 each distribution day.

If you are a resident of North Delta or Cloverdale you are eligible to receive/pick-up your food hamper from our other distribtution centres. Click the links below to learn more about our other distribution centres.

To register, each adult in the household will need:

Picture ID

This would be official, government issued identification, such as a drivers license, BC Identification, passport, status card, Canadian immigration papers or landed immigrant card.

Proof of Address

You must prove that you live in either Surrey or North Delta with an official piece of mail with your name and address on it. Such items as telephone, hydro or cable bills are ideal.

Proof of Low Income

From every adult receiving any source of income in your household, you must provide a copy of a recent cheque stub, EI cheque, or salary slip.

Proof of Dependents

You must provide the physical Care Cards for each person in your household.

* Please Note: You will be asked to update your information once every 6 months.

Other Information

  • All clients must provide their own bags and/or boxes to get your food home. The Surrey Food Bank is not able to provide ANY bags and/or boxes.
  • We are CLOSED on all statutory holidays. Notices will be posted well in advance, but please be aware of our hours.
  • If the scheduled depot falls on a statutory holiday, please call our offices for the re-scheduled depot day.

Click on a link below to view our registration requirements in another language.



Door-to-door cash solicitations

The Surrey Food Bank does not go door-to-door to solicit cash donations nor do we partner with any other organization to do so. If you are approached by someone claiming to represent the "Surrey Food Bank" or the "Food Bank" please note as many details about the individual as you can and contact the non-emergency number for the RCMP