venture centre market place
Emergency food program



NEW PRE-REGISTRATION PROCESS STARTS JULY 3, 2017

The Good Shepherd Venture Center is introducing a pre-registration process to replace the current first- come, first- served process that will eliminate the need for members to line up or wait to shop. Click here to read more...

Donations

We gratefully accept donations of non-perishable, canned/packaged food and hygiene products Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Venture Centre, 155 Cannon St. East. 

Please do not leave donations outside the Venture Centre after hours.  After hours and weekend donations can be dropped off at the Good Shepherd Men's Centre, 135 Mary St., Hamilton.

For drop off arrangements for large quantities please call 905-972-9485 ext. 2210.

If you are interested in organizing a food drive, please contact us at 905-527-6435 or email info@gsch.ca.

The following items are always in demand: 

  • Canned Soup & Stew
  • Canned Meat/Fish
  • Pancake Mix
  • Cereal
  • Pork & Beans
  • Dry Beans
  • Canned Beans & Vegetables
  • Pasta/Sauce/Canned Pasta
  • Syrup & Jam
  • Canned Fruit
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Fresh Produce
  • Peanut Butter
  • Healthy Snacks 
  • Instant Oatmeal
  • Coffee/Tea/Juice
  • Peanut Butter
  • Diapers
  • Pull-Ups
  • Hygiene Products
  • Powdered Milk
  • Baby Food
  • Baby Formula