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Food bank

MSA Food Bank is accessible now if you are enrolled in the Fall 2020 Semester. Please see details below.

What is the Food Bank?

The MSA food bank is a free service for students in emergency need of food and can be accessed up to once a month. To be eligible to access the Food Bank, you must be enrolled in the current semester as well as fill out an intake form.


Due to Covid-19, our Food Bank services will continue to help students in need online. Please fill the form below and the MSA will get back to you within 24 hours.

I am new to the food bank and need to register.

I am registered and requesting access.

register to the msa food bank


Step 1:

Don't feel hesitant - we're
here to help you!

Step 2:

Fill out the online form below.

Step 3:

Receive an email from the MSA about accessing the food bank service.

Step 4:

Use this service twice a month!

Food Bank Intake Form

Are you an international student?
Family Type:

Please answer the questions below and provide us enough information to determine whether or not you show financial need and are eligible to use the food bank.  Please note that a staff member may contact you if we have follow up questions. 

Are you working?
Do you have other sources of income?
Are you currently receiving OSAP?
Are you a full time or part time student?
Are you currently using another food bank?
Do you live within Hamilton, Burlington or Waterdown?

The Sustainability Department has partnered with the MSA to deliver local food market boxes for those students who are eligible. If you select YES, you are consenting to receive an email from the Sustainability department for further information about access the food market boxes.

DECLARATION: I certify that all the information is correct and true to the best of my knowledge. Any information given in this form will be used to evaluate my need as a student requiring the services of the MSA Food Bank and will only be used for this purpose. All information will remain confidential and will not be shared with any other party.


I agree to follow the rules of the MSA Food Bank and to conduct myself in an appropriate manner while using the service.

Are you aware of bursaries and scholarships that may be available to you?

Local food banks 

Click the button below for a list of local food banks.

Our Offices


Fennell Campus (Hamilton)


135 Fennell Ave W, Room G109

Hamilton, ON  L9C 0E5


Institute of Applied Health Sciences (IAHS - McMaster)

1400 Main St West, Room 112
Hamilton, ON  L8S 1C7

905.575.1212 ext 6411

Stoney Creek Campus

481 Barton Street, Room A125
(Fitness Centre) Stoney Creek, ON  L8E 2L7

905.575.1212 ext 5005

Contact Us

Need Accessibility Help?

Call 905.575.2393 or email us at

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