Ending hunger.
Nourishing Hope.

Ending hunger.
Nourishing Hope.

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

Ending hunger. Nourishing Hope.

Jim & Jacintha Collins, Founders

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

“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


of those using food banks are seniors


of those using food banks are from single parent households


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

Together. We’re making a difference.

Harvest Hands has rescued thousands of pounds of fresh, frozen, and dry food items for re-distribution to agencies within our community and beyond. Their hard work allows us to provide our clients with a more diversified and nutritious hamper to enjoy. A heartfelt thanks to everyone at Harvest Hands for their ongoing dedication and compassion for our community.”

– St. Thomas Elgin Food Bank

For only $25 per month, you can make a difference in a family’s life by providing fresh food and resources in over 14 counties across SW Ontario — to give people in need a head up to a better tomorrow.

Current Needs

Can you help?

  • Freightliner 24ft Refrigerated Van – $38,000
  • Labour – Electrical & Plumbing to complete Commercial Kitchen – $22,500
  • Monthly Fuel and Operating Expenses – $82,000
  • Combination Walk-In Roller/Freezer Expansion – $44,500

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