Bring your team of 6-10 people and provide them with a unique team-building opportunity while supporting neighbours facing food insecurity.

About the opportunity

Rally your co-workers together and join Food Banks Mississauga during a Pop-Up Food Bank in the Acorn Place community! You will get hands-on experience distributing food to your local community, see the impact you are making with your support and learn about the leadership role we play in our network across Mississauga.

Please note that a minimum donation of $500 per shift is required to participate in our Acorn Place Pop-Up Food Bank Corporate Volunteering Program.

Your contribution will support us and our network of 65+ agency members who serve over 35,000 food bank users every year. Thank you for your generosity and willingness to make a difference.


  • You will engage with clients through friendly, service-oriented conversation while providing them with fresh food.

  • Assist with unloading food from Food Banks Mississauga’s trucks and bringing it into the Acorn Place facility.

  • Sort and bag fresh fruit and vegetables to prepare for distribution.

  • Lift and distribute pre-packed hampers (weighing up to 25 lbs) to clients for the duration of the shift.

  • Set up tables and signage for the Pop-Up Food Bank.

  • Assist with tear down and clean up.


Able to manually lift 25-40 lbs for duration of the shift.
Able to stand for up to 4 hours.
Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes such as boots or running shoes.
Important consideration: For those with food allergies, please be advised you will be potentially exposed to all types of food.

Time Commitment

One 4.5 hour shift

Available Shifts

April 29, May 27, June 24, July 29, August 26
9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


100 Acorn Place, Mississauga ON, L4Z 3S7

Start the application process today! We look forward to welcoming your team.


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Our Development Coordinator will contact you to discuss details, availability and next steps for the volunteer shift.


Once your shift is confirmed, our Volunteer Programs Specialist will provide further information to help you and your team get ready for your volunteer shift!

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