FOOD SHARE

Introduced in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic (spring 2020), the Food Share Program is aimed at providing food to those in need in the Comox Valley.

Support is in the form of ‘Good Food Boxes’ (healthy food hampers) directly to individuals and families.

OR, Hot Meals, which are delivered through our community partner agencies.  

Questions? Email foodshare@lushvalley.org or call 250-207-HELP (4357).

Call Centre hours of operation are:    Mon./Wed./Friday – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm AND Tues.Thurs. – 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Click here to learn more about how you can volunteer to support the Food Share Program.

Click here to read LUSH Valley’s COVID-19 Safety Plan

MAKE A PAYMENT ON YOUR GOOD FOOD BOX

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO SEE OPTIONS FOR RECEIVING and/or DONATING FOOD. 

Food Donations and Recovery
 
LUSH Valley relies on collaboration with many community partners to make our Food Share program a success. Our program accepts donations of produce and commercially prepared foods (like bread, bakery items, dry and canned goods) that are of reasonable and consumable quality. These donations may come from a variety of sources such as farms and local producers, grocery stores and other food product retailers, restaurants and institutional kitchens (like school or hospital food programs). We can arrange for pick-up for food donations or for donors to drop off at their convenience. 

NEED FOOD?

Good Food Boxes are for people in need of food support.

While we are taking requests, please note that your completion of this form does not confirm that you will receive food immediately.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

SERVICE AGENCY DISTRIBUTION

If you are an agency with the capacity to distribute food and/or grocery gift cards to existing clients who are unable to access food due to financial limitations, please complete the form below.

Thank you for supporting our efforts to ensure food security for all folks in the Comox Valley!

COMMERCIAL FOOD DONATIONS

If you are a business, restaurant, or farmer looking to donate food, please complete the form below.

Thank you for supporting our efforts to ensure food security for all folks in the Comox Valley!

During these difficult times we must all work together to #flattenthecurve to slow the spread of the virus. The best way for us to take care of ourselves and each other is by:

  1. Not going out when you are sick or have the following symptoms (cough, fever, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing).
  2. Practice ‘social distancing’ which means keeping 2 metres (6 feet) away from others whenever possible.
  3. Do not touch your face with your hands (without washing them first).
  4. Wash your hands before eating and after returning home (with soap for 20 seconds).

Thank you for your commitment to the continued health of our community.  

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