Carol’s Cupboard

No one shall go hungry!

The Kosher Food Bank enables those less fortunate to eat kosher food. Our goal is to help everyone remain part of the community.


30 King Street East, Dundas, Ontario


Monday to Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The Kosher Food Bank allows clients to collect their own goods once a month according to the size of the household and their needs. Cereal,  produce, canned vegetables, pasta, tuna fish, soup and pasta and dried foods are offered as well as kosher frozen chickens and frozen ground beef.  All food items are certified kosher.

Non-food items such as toothpaste, shampoo and soap are also available to clients. 


Carol’s Cupboard serves the Jewish community of Greater Hamilton area and the Dundas community.

Clients of the food bank must either:

  • be a member of the Jewish community in Hamilton or surrounding areas
  • live within  4 km of the Hamilton Jewish Family Services offices

To see if you are within our catchment area or to find a food bank closer to your addresss click here.

For more info, please contact  Rachel Bernholtz, Food Security Manager at 905-627-9922 ext. 22 or email [email protected]


Join us in the fight against hunger

The Hamilton Jewish Family Services’ Kosher Food Bank is funded by generous donors from the community, The Hamilton Community Foundation, The Azrieli Foundation, The City of Hamilton, and Mazon Canada.

The Food Bank continues to be in high demand and the list of families  who need our help continues to grow:

  • Approximately 100 families use the food bank on a regular basis; our numbers double during holiday times
  • 400 meals to low-income seniors are served on a monthly basis. These meals are healthy and delicious! 

Support Those in Need

The operation and expansion of the Kosher Food Bank is only possible thanks to the support and kindness of people like you.

With your support, we can relieve hunger for those who need help today while finding ways to prevent hunger tomorrow.


Our sponsors include Hamilton Food Share, Mazon Canada, CFCC,  Second Harvest, Government of Ontario, and individual Donors.