FAQ and other Food Bank Myths

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can get a hamper?

When can I get a hamper?

What do I need to get a hamper?


The Food Bank is government owned.

You can get a hamper whenever you want.

A hamper provides all the food necessary for survival.

You have to be homeless and/or unemployed to be eligible for food bank services.

The food bank only hands out food products.

You cannot donate unwashed produce, or food past its best before date.

A donor can be held liable for any harm that comes from donated food.