Ending hunger.
Nourishing Hope.

Ending hunger.
Nourishing Hope.

A non-profit food distribution bank dedicated to rescuing food from bakers, growers and retailers for re-distribution to agencies and families throughout SW Ontario.

Learn about Harvest Hands

Ending hunger. Nourishing Hope.

Learn about Harvest Hands

Jim & Jacintha Collins, Founders

We founded Harvest Hands to rescue surplus food from retailers, bakers and growers to help families locally and internationally.

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“One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that we have made a difference in the lives of so many people.”

Jim Collins, Executive Director

6.8%

of those using food banks are seniors

18.3%

of those using food banks are from single parent households

50%

of all food produced in Canada is wasted or lost to landfills

Together. We’re making a difference.

“Our kitchen and hospitality staff have been working hard to feed families in need in our area. We have been blessed to be connected with Harvest Hands … thanks to your support, we’ve been able to provide over 10,000 meals to families in our community.”

– Community leader

Give Now

For only $25 per month, you can make a difference in a family’s life by providing fresh food and resources in over 13 counties across SW Ontario — to give people in need a head up to a better tomorrow.

Current Needs

  • Commercial Walk-in Cooler
  • Commercial Walk-in Freezer
  • Weigh Scale (up to 500 lbs)
  • Commercial Racking
  • Egg Cartons
  • Pre-packaged snacks – fruit cups, chips, cookies, apple sauce, pudding