“Over the past two years, Feed the Need in Durham has responded to the growing need for emergency food support across the region. Working with our member network, we have responded to the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, while meeting the longstanding needs of our most vulnerable communities.” Says Ben Earle, CEO Feed the Need in Durham. “We cannot do this work without the support of our donors, who have continually humbled us with their kindness, compassion, and generous contributions. We look forward to our annual holiday campaign, and to continuing our efforts to nourish our community.”

67New Monthly Donors

67 New Monthly Donors
89% of Goal

This holiday season give the gift that keeps on giving!  Give food and hope all year round.

“What Feed the Need does is ‘priceless’. I am so happy to be a part of the team’s hard work. Thank you!! I believe FTND is addressing the ‘silent suffering of those facing hunger’.  As hard as many of us try, our lives can change in a moment. I believe that people were meant to be together because we function better as a herd than on our own.”

Diane Marven, FTND monthly hero and volunteer

“I have been so fortunate in my adult life. Having come from extreme poverty to where I am today is in itself amazing. I have a deep need to give back for all those times I was given to and Feed the Need in Durham has given me the opportunity to do this.”

“Don’t compromise yourself, you are all you’ve got” Janis Joplin

Eli Brooks, Monthly Donor and FTND Board member

“Feed the Need is such an impressive organization. Happy to support it as I’m able.”

Shauna McLean, FTND monthly hero

Our Latest Posts...

Hunger Action Month

It is National Hunger Action Month!  A month that is set apart each year for the direction of our thoughts…

The Do “Goods” Shop

We have been working hard on a shop that has products that look good, do good and make you feel…

Celebrating Community

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Let “Hope” light the way… with her Grandma Melanie and “Falestah the Fairy of Wonder”

Meet our new friend and future best-selling author, Hope! Hope and her Grandma, Melanie, wrote and illustrated a book together…

The Great GOLDFISH Caper! How a team from the Durham Crusaders won the off-ice game!

In January 2021, the Durham Crusaders U13 Green/Blue hockey team created their ‘What Soup Do You Play For?’ initiative as…

GiveAMask.ca – On A Mission To Keep Every Canadian Safe!

Donating Back With Each Purchase. Helping FTND to get free masks!! (See bottom of post) GiveAMask.ca is a charitable organization…

Holiday Fun with “The Feed The Need Girls”…

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Truck Launch Campaign

We're excited to share something special! Thanks to the tremendous support we received from the community, our newest addition to…

Feeding our Neighbours during the COVID-19 Pandemic

We have increased our response to emergency need and their network of non-profit organizations and committed volunteers are working harder…

Active Food Banks/Agencies in Durham Region

Use the tabs below or click here to use our Covid-19 Support Services Map to find a food bank, meal…

Other Ways To Support FTND

  Give the gift of food Simply make a monetary donation in the name of the individual(s) you wish to…

Our Wish List

Responding to Hunger Campaign

Running from June 15 – August 31, the Responding to Hunger campaign invites the community at large to proudly show…

Donate Food

Every food donation we receive, however large or small, makes up the big picture here at FTND. We are thankful…

Quick Links

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New Programs Implemented In Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Transportation Program The COVID-19 pandemic prompted us to accelerate our plans to expand our delivery fleet by adding a second…

Become a Monthly Hero

We are so grateful for our Monthly Heroes! They provide much needed sustainable income. You can become a monthly donor…

Planning a Food Drive

We are so glad that you are considering hosting a food drive on our behalf and we are here to…


Volunteer Hours

The number of volunteer hours donated each month to help FTND meet the needs of Durham Region. 


Food Bank Visits

The number of times our network was accessed each month for food bank visits, snacks and meals served.


Lbs. Shared

The amount of food shared with our Agency Partners on a monthly basis to assist them with feeding their local clients.

Our Supporters

Feed The Need In Durham would like to thank our gracious supporters for their continued commitment to helping us alleviate hunger in Durham Region!

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