• Peanut butter, eggs and ground beef purchased in our summer bulk buy.

    Buying Groceries for 12,500 Neighbours

    A grocery day for 12,500 needs something a little bigger than a grocery cart. That’s how many people use food banks in Hamilton each month. To deal with fewer food donations and greater demand in the summer, Hamilton Food Share buys a lot of the staples that people need. This year the focus of the […]

  • Mike "Pinball" Clemons visits Hamilton Food Share

    Pinball Clemons Thanks Hamilton

    Mike “Pinball” Clemons is an Argo legend¬†known and respected in every CFL city in Canada. His charitable work and his motivational speaking engagements have made him more than just a record-breaking football star. Mike came to Hamilton recently to tour Hamilton Food Share and make appearances around town to see how the whole community comes […]

  • Hunger Doesn’t Take the Summer Off

    Food drives are a popular way to help families struggling with hunger in Hamilton. On an average week there are 2-3 companies, schools or groups collecting cans, boxes or bags of shelf-stable food. Last year, about 11% of the food that was distributed by Hamilton Food Share came from food drives. While the bulk of […]