Yes, if you donate online, you will receive an instant tax receipt to your email. If you donate by cheque or cash, you will also have a tax receipt emailed to you that month. When donating by cheque or cash, please be sure to include your full name, mailing address, and email.
We allow our clients to shop online our stock of hundreds of Kosher items… it’s pretty much the same thing as a gift card but with free delivery!
We are the largest volunteer operated Jewish food bank in the GTA, and we are actually making a difference! Unlike many charitable organizations there are no salaries as we are entirely volunteer run. All monetary donations go directly towards the purchase of food at wholesale prices. We also really care about those we help and take their privacy and dignity very seriously – that is why we allow our clients full access to our inventory through an online shop and deliver the items requested every week.
We help all Jewish families of all denominations who present a substantial degree of need. All of the families we help live below the poverty line, as established by the Government of Canada.
Every week we we pack our bags with items requested by those we help through our online shopping site. The site gives them full access to our stock of hundreds of Kosher non-perishable items. These items include basic items like rice, pasta, beans, lentils, canned fruit, tuna, cereal, oil, sugar, salt, soft drinks, snacks, barley, wheat, baby food, etc. We also have fresh kosher bakery goods such as bread, bagels, and pastries from generous local bakery partners, as well as fresh produce, eggs, dairy products, and occasionally chicken or meat. We also have Shabbat candles 🙂
Our Junior Advisory board was established to involve potential young leaders in the activities of the organization from an early age and to teach the importance of philanthropy and of contributing to the betterment of the community. The minimum age of those who are appointed to the Junior Advisory Board is ten.
We purchase food at wholesale prices.
Please fill out the application form here.
Yes. If you do not have access to a computer or internet, and cannot get a relative or a friend to help you fill out the application, contact us and we’ll help you out.
That’s awesome! We appreciate your help. If you are interested in hosting a food drive contact us.
Great! Go to our volunteering page to fill out your information. Our volunteer coordinator will then contact you for orientation and see how best you can help the organization.
Please check your email, as we issue tax receipts by email only. You can also see your donation history including tax receipts in your Donor Profile. If your are still having trouble, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Families who are in need are often referred to us by other organizations. Some families also contact us directly. All families are asked to fill out an online application, to determine their level of need.
If your company or organization has made a donation or if you have donated on behalf of your company or organization, we would be happy to feature you on our page. Please contact us here.
No, we help all Jewish families regardless of their religious affiliation or level of observance.
Yes, we only help families who identify as Jewish. We help Jewish families of all denominations and levels of observance.
Yes, we deliver every Wednesday starting at 7PM. We cannot make other arrangements.
Sometimes, depending on donations.
No, however, our volunteer drivers must have a way to get to your door to leave the delivery. So, if you live in a building you might need to be home to buzz the driver in.
Yes! Please make the cheque payable to Chasdei Kaduri Jewish Food Bank. Make sure to include your full mailing address, full name, and email address to which you want a tax receipt made out to.
No, we only accept Kosher food. Any non-Kosher food we receive is given to local non-Kosher food banks.
We will only accept perishable goods with prior arrangement. We must be able to verify that the goods were properly stored prior to donation. All food must be at least 1.5 weeks before expiry date.
No, we do not accept any food past its best-before or expiry date. Although certain items are ok to eat past the expiry date, we do not feel it is right give them to the families we help.
No, we’d rather our clients focus on getting back to financial stability. We also want to keep privacy between our volunteers and those we help.
Yes, we are a registered charitable organization with the CRA. (BN:831871389RR0001)