Thanksgiving Food Drive

Thanks to your support, the Thanksgiving Food Drive for 2022 collected 26,000 lbs of non-perishable food in support of the Community Food Sharing Association – a total value of $86,460.00!  A big thank-you for your generous donations!


2023 Thanksgiving Food Drive – September 27- October 10 

VOCM Cares Foundation and Metrobus in partnership with Sobeysare once again hosting a Thanksgiving Food Drive in St. John’s metro and surrounding areas from September 27 – October 10. Please join us as we support the Community Food Sharing Association by donating non-perishable food items at the following participating Sobeys locations:

  • Kelsey Drive
  • Topsail Road
  • Torbay Road
  • Mount Pearl
  • Paradise
  • Ropewalk Lane
  • Merrymeeting Road
  • Howley Estates

Donations can also be dropped off on regular Metrobus routes. Monetary donations are accepted and greatly appreciated at

With your help, the Thanksgiving food drive will support individuals and families in need, and aid food banks in their goal that no one goes hungry.

Facts shared by the Community Food Sharing Association: 

*30% of food bank users are children under the age of 18

*It costs $309.00 to feed a family of 4 for one week in NL.

*For every $10.00 donated to Community Food Sharing Association, we can acquire and distribute $205.00 worth of food.