Run entirely by dedicated student volunteers, this valuable service is confidential. The Food Support Service is a non-profit service that provides confidential assistance and food hampers to members of the UWaterloo community experiencing food insecurity. Providing food and hygiene products, raising awareness of hunger and run unique events to raise food in the community.




All University of Waterloo undergraduate students, graduate students, staff and faculty who possess an active WatCard are able to access our services.

Please send us an email or access the Food Bank of Waterloo Region for additional assistance. You can also use this link to find your closest food assistance program.

Contact us and we’ll help connect you with local supports in your area.

We have meat, vegetarian, halal, kosher, and hygiene hampers ready to be picked up at SLC Turnkey Desk. If you want one of these hampers, you can go to Turnkey, show them your WatCard and let them know if you would like meat, vegetarian, halal, or kosher hamper. If you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, or preferences regarding the type of food you want, you can put in a request using the link to the Hamper Request Form.