The Trenton Care & Share Food Bank accepts all kinds of donations from anyone generous enough to give. As always, there are certain food items we see more often than others and to that end we’ve compiled a list of most needed items as well as the requirements an item must pass to be an acceptable donation.

Donations Can Be Made…

In Person:

Food or monetary donations can be made in person at 30 Pelham Street, Suite 2, Trenton, ON  K8V 5A7.
Food Bank Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. To drop off donations outside of these hours, please call to make arrangements.

By Mail:

Monetary donations (cheques) can be mailed to:
Trenton Care & Share Food Bank
30 Pelham Street, Suite 2, Trenton, ON  K8V 5A7
Donations are tax receiptable if an address is provided.


E-transfers can be emailed to:
Please use the password careshare. Also, please provide your full name and mailing address in the message portion of the e-transfer so a donation receipt can be mailed to you. If all your information cannot fit in the message portion of the e-transfer, please send a separate email to with your full name and address.


Donations can be made with our online donation form.
Since our online donations are done through, please note that they will deduct 3.75% from your donation to cover their own administrative costs.

At Additional Food Drop Off Locations:

  • Freshco
  • Smylies Independent Grocer
  • Metro

Most Needed Foods:

  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned pasta
  • Dry & canned soups and stews
  • Canned fruit
  • Breakfast cereal (low sugar varieties)
  • Canned/powdered milk
  • Juice boxes
  • Crackers
  • School snacks
  • Dry beans
  • Baby food
  • Shampoo and soap
  • Pads and tampons
  • Toilet paper

Donation Requirements 

  • Un-opened items
  • Labels present
  • No dents on seams of cans
  • Packaging containing the food must still have manufacturers seal intact

Farmers & Gardeners:

We love receiving donations of fresh, long-lasting produce such as potatoes, carrots and onions. Contact us to find out more!

After-Hours/Emergency Contact: