You can show your support for people experiencing food insecurity in your community by donating now.

Your generous gifts allow us to deliver vital programs.

Thank you for supporting the Shelbourne Community Kitchen Society.

Monetary Donations

Donations of cash or cheque are greatly appreciated because they enable us to dedicate your contributions to where they are needed most.

The Kitchen is a registered charity and can issue tax receipts for donations of $20 or more.

Our Registered Charity Number: 814898037RR0001


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In Person (Cash or Cheque)

Please make cheques payable to the “Shelbourne Community Kitchen Society”.

Donations can be dropped off or mailed to the Shelbourne Community Kitchen, 3541 Shelbourne Street, Saanich, BC, V8P 4G6

Shelbourne Community Kitchen Endowment Fund

Contributions to our endowment fund with the Victoria Foundation will help to create a long-term source of funding for the Shelbourne Community Kitchen Society. Each year, a portion of interest on the capital is paid out to the Kitchen. As the fund grows, the interest will provide a stable stream of predictable income for programs.

There are two ways that you can donate to our endowment fund.

If you would like to donate through the Shelbourne Community Kitchen, please designate your donations “the Kitchen Endowment,” and either mail directly to the Shelbourne Community Kitchen (3541 Shelbourne Street, Victoria, V8P 4G6) or drop off during business hours Tues – Fri 10:00am – 2:00pm. A tax receipt will be issued for donations of $20 and over.

If you would like to donate through the Victoria Foundation, follow the link below. Be sure to select “Shelbourne Community Kitchen Society Fund” from the drop-down box under the heading “Select the fund your donation will support,” once on the Victoria Foundation donation page, to ensure your donation is added to our endowment fund.

If you would like more information about the endowment fund, please contact our board chair, Laura Cochrane at


Tax receipts may be issued for your in-kind donations. Determining if your in-kind donations meet Canada Revenue Agency requirements will be done on a case by case basis. Please contact us ( further information.

Wish list

Gently used kitchen supplies are always appreciated, as we share these items with our members through our Pantry program.

We are looking for the following items in good working condition:

  • A cargo van to help with donation pick ups
  • event tents
  • Mason Jars (500ml and smaller preferred)

Unfortunately, we cannot accept clothes or furniture.

If you have any questions about donating, or would like to learn more about how to support the Shelbourne Community Kitchen, please Contact Us.