If you, your organization or business would like to host a Children'd Food Drive, please contact us. We have coordinators available to help you every step of the way.


Children's Food Drive Most Needed Items:

-Infant Formula

-Baby Food

-Cereal

-Snack Foods

-Diapers

-Baby Wipes

-Children's Hygiene Products



**Donation receipts for income tax purposes will be issued on all monetary donations and eligible gifts in kind.**



 

Did you know you can donate your unused Shoppers Drug Mart Optimum points? Essential Aid can then use these points to purchase baby food, formula, diapers and infant essentials for our Centre. Donate your points by visiting the Shoppers Drug Mart Website and choosing Essential Aid and Family Services of Ontario Inc. from the list of Charities. 

one time gift

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

With no government funding, our monthly donors make a significant impact when planning and budgeting our food bank programs. 


Monthly recurring donations can be easily set up online here


Post-dated cheques payable to Essential Aid and Family Services of Ontario Inc. can be mailed our dropped off in person to our Centre. 


307A King Street East, Hamilton, ON L8N1C1


**Donation receipts for income tax purpose are issued on all monthly donations**





 

Sponsor an individual child's visit to our Centre with your monetary donation of just $10, $20, $40


$10 sponsorship will provide a week supply of diapers to a child in need. 


$20 sponsorship will provide a week supply of diapers and baby food to a child in need. 


$40 sponsorship will provide a week supply of infant formula, baby food and diapers to a child in need. 


See our Holiday Program Sponsorship options to sponsor a Children's Food Hamper for the Holidays.


**Donation receipts for income tax purposes can be issued on donations of brand new goods, based on fair market value. Please note that we are unable to issue receipts on used items.** 

monthly giving

sponsor a child




You CAN help.

Every dollar donated helps keep our programs running. With your generous support, we can ensure that no child is turned away.

                              Please, donate today.

together

                       ...we can make a difference

Essential Aid and Family Services of Ontario Inc.

Registered Charity #82522 7648 RR0001

fundraise

Did you know you can donate your unused Shoppers Drug Mart Optimum points? Essential Aid can then use these points to purchase baby food, formula, diapers and infant essentials for our Centre. Donate your points by visiting the Shoppers Drug Mart Website and choosing Essential Aid and Family Services of Ontario Inc. from the list of Charities. 

Essential Aid always appreciates and accepts the following goods:


-Infant formula (sealed and unexpired)

-Baby food & cereal (sealed and unexpired)

-Diapers & baby wipes

-Toddler & children's non-perishable foods

-Infant & children's hygiene Items

-Children's fever/pain medication and vitamins

-Breastfeeding supplies

-Household product supplies (laundry soap, personal hygiene items, toilet paper, cleaners etc.)

**We no longer accept clothing, toys, furniture or bedding.**


**Donation receipts for income tax purposes can be issued on donations of brand new goods, based on fair market value. Please note that we are unable to issue receipts on used items.** 

host a food drive

If you or your organization would like to make Essential Aid the beneficiary of your fundraiser, please contact us.


Our Fundraising Team is available to help with your efforts and supply any required: 

-Volunteers

-Media Materials

-Signage

-Brochures

-Advertising


**Donation receipts for income tax purposes can be issued on most fundraising monetary donations.**



 

donate goods

Because NO child should have to go without

Please consider a financial contribution to our organization. No amount is too small and every dollar donated helps keep our programs running so that we can continue our work and ensure that no family is turned away. 


Financial contributions can be made online here to the designated fund of your choice:


-Infant Food Bank. All donations received for the Infant Food Bank will be used to purchase much needed diapers, formula, and baby foods to help keep our shelves full. 


-General Fund. Donations made to the General Fund will be allocated to where they are needed most at the time of your donation.


Send your donation by cheque or money Order payable to: Essential Aid and Family Services of Ontario Inc.


307A King Street E, Hamilton, ON, L8N1C1