Great Holiday
Food Drive

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The Great Holiday Food Drive is an annual tradition where community comes together to support Community Care of St. Catharines & Thorold this year, on Friday December 9th, 2022, we will be collecting at Market Square (91 King St) in St. Catharines as well as at various drop off locations throughout St. Catharines & Thorold


how to donate

Every dollar and every can makes a difference! Please consider donating nonperishable food items, gift cards and monetary donations. Donations may be made in person or online.

where to drop off donations

  1. Market Square: 91 King St. from 6am-6pm. There will be a drive-thru donation setup.
  2. Community Care Thorold Location: 19 Albert St W. from 9am-4pm.
  3. Community Care St. Catharines Location: 12 North St. from 9am-4pm.
  4. Donation Barrels in most grocery stores throughout St. Catharines &
  5. The Great Holiday Food Drive Express Bus will be making its way around St. Catharines and Thorold to collect donations. All are welcome to drop by the scheduled bus arrival times or drop off non-perishable goods in the
    donation barrels throughout the day. We are excited to add schools to the list this year with Gracefield Public School and Richmond Street School participating in the Great Holiday Food Drive and having the Holiday Express bus pick up the collections from their food drive.

* You are eligible for a tax receipt for all donations over $10. If you would like a tax receipt please place donation in an envelope with your name, number and address and we will mail it to you at a later date.

most needed items

Canned tuna & meats, canned pasta, canned tomatoes, spaghetti sauce, juice boxes, cereals (hot and cold)

Location Address Time
Market Square 7-8 am
Freshco 318 Ontario St. 8am – 8:30 am
Zehrs Fairview Mall – 285 Geneva St. 8:45 – 9:45 am
Gracefield Public School 117 Bayview Dr, St. Catharines 10:30-11:00am
Real Canadian Superstore 411 Louth Street 11:15 am – 11:45
Zehrs 221 Glendale Ave (At Hwy 406) 12:00-12:30pm
Sobeys 343 Glendale Ave. 12:30-1:00pm
Richmond Street Public School 153 Richmond St, Thorold 1:15-1:45pm
Foodland (Thorold) 9 Pine St N (Thorold) 2:00-2:45pm
Freshco (Welland/Bunting) 286 Bunting Rd. 3:00pm-4:00pm