Summer 50/50 Raffle Fundraiser

Help us provide food access to low-income households in Nanaimo! 50/50 raffle tickets can be purchased online at or in person at the Commercial Street Night Market in Nanaimo, every Thursday from 5pm-9pm.

Executive Director Announcement

Nanaimo Foodshare is pleased to introduce our new Executive Director. Paula Masyk is joining Nanaimo Foodshare Society from Ladysmith, where she worked as a Food Security Manager.  She has numerous years of experience in the not-for-profit sector and has worked on food accessibility projects such as a food bank, soup kitchen, and multiple food recovery […]

New opportunities for 2022

A new year brings opportunities.  2022 is just that for Nanaimo Foodshare: a fresh start. Last year we made some changes at the leadership level to strengthen our team and build a foundation that would more effectively meet the opportunities and anticipated growth of Nanaimo Foodshare. After taking time to thoroughly understand our current staffing […]

Annual General Meeting 2020-21

Nanaimo Foodshare Society held its annual Annual General Meeting virtually via Zoom on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 6:30-7:30 pm. During this session, the Board Chair and staff gave an overview of program activity from July 1, 2020 through June 30th, 2021, reviewed financial statements and elected the new Board of Directors. We also bid […]

Nanaimo Foodshare Society receives $25,000 donation from Rotary Club of Nanaimo

Nanaimo, BC – April 23, 2020 – The Nanaimo Foodshare Society has received a $25,000 donation from the Rotary Club of Nanaimo. The funds will help the non-profit association purchase a walk-in cooler to house fruits and vegetables grown at their urban farming facilities and supporting the Good Food Box program. Nanaimo Foodshare Society grows […]

COVID-19 and food security

In this current and ever-changing climate of COVID-19, we understand that now is the time for action to protect our local food system, and provide support to the Nanaimo Community.  Nanaimo Foodshare has been working (from home!) to ensure local food access and the continuity of our programs that serve the most vulnerable in our […]