Food Resources

students fighting food insecurity

Services we provide at The Food Resource Centre:

  1.  The Pantry: Grocery Pick up Program
  2. Events and Programming: See our Calendar for upcoming events 
  3. Recipes: Do you have a recipe you would like to see on our website?

Send us an email of your recipe and we will add it!

Support for Students over the Winter Break

The Food Resource Centre will be closed on December 19th and re-open January 9th. During this time, we are offering a variety of resources for students. The Pantry: Grocery Pick up: Any Lakehead student experiencing food insecurity can make an appointment at the Food Resource Centre between December 12-16th (whether or not it's been two weeks since your last visit) by emailing

Gift Cards and Holiday Food Boxes will also be available throughout the campus closure, for more information send us an email ( 

Check out our Resources page for information: Affordable Recipes, Food Resources in Thunder Bay (Food Banks, free hot meals, and food hampers), and Shopping at Reduced Prices in Thunder Bay. 

Additional Resources

Phone Apps for discounts and coupons: 

FLIPP: Flipp compiles weekly flyers and sales throughout various stores to help you easily search for specific products and discounts.

FLASHFOOD: Savings on fresh food items like meat and produce that are nearing their best before date at grocery stores in Thunder Bay. Browse discounted food items, choose which items you'd like, then pay in the app and pick up in store.

CADDLE: Caddle provides cashback offers once a week on certain items. This app requires you to upload a photo of your purchased items and receipt.

CHECKOUT 51: Checkout 51 gives you money back on certain products after you purchase them. This app requires you to upload a photo of your purchased items and receipts. 

Student Health and Wellness

has additional resources and support on their website.

For additional information on Food Supports.

Visit 211 

Interested in learning how to Budget and Meal Prep? CLICK HERE to find out more



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