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The Sharing Shop

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About the Sharing Shop

The Sharing Shop provides full-time Fanshawe College students, in short-term need of assistance, with grocery items and toiletries.

You can also visit our Financial Literacy page for financial resources, or visit our Bursaries and Awards page to learn more about financial opportunities available to Fanshawe students.

Donate to The Sharing Shop

How else you can help? Donate today!

Monetary donations are welcome at the FSU Office (Room SC1000) or you can donate online .

You can also drop off non-perishable food items and toiletries on-campus at the following locations:

  • FSU Office (Room SC1000)
  • Campus Book Store (Room F1002)
  • Counselling and Accessibility Services (Room F2010)
Donate Online

Free Food Events

We will be giving away free food, while supplies last, at the following events. Please note, the end times listed are approximate and each event will end once all of the food is gone.

  • Coffee, Cereal and Cartoons: Monday, February 12. 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Alumni Lounge, SC 2013
  • Free breakfast: Tuesday, February 13. 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. B/T Entrance, London Campus
  • Pancake Day: Tuesday, February 13. 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Chef’s Table, London Downtown Campus

Resources

Canada's Food Guide

Visit the Canada's Food Guide website to view the most recent guidelines.

Apps to help save money

Flipp

Find local flyers to compare prices and save money! To learn more, visit the Flipp or website download the Flipp app .

Too Good To Go

Purchase unsold food items from some of your favourite restaurants including The Chef’s Table . To learn more, visit the Too Good To Go website or download the Too Good To Go app for iOS or Android .

Flashfood

Get massive savings on fresh food items like meat and produce that are nearing their best before dates at grocery stores. To learn more, visit the Flashfood website or download the Flashfood app .

Collective Kitchen

The Collective Kitchen is a great way for students to come together, learn new skills and take home meals. You must be a current, full-time Fanshawe student to participate. Each participant must wear closed-toe/non-slip footwear and if you have long hair, it must be tied up.

During the Winter 2024 term, Collective Kitchen events will be held on the dates below. A registration form will be available on this page closer to the start of each Collective Kitchen event.

  • Monday January 29, 2024
  • Monday February 26, 2024
  • Monday March 25, 2024
Register for February 26 

Unable to attend the Collective Kitchen event, but are interested in recipes to cook at home? Check out our recipes below which includes grocery lists containing the ingredients.

Collective Kitchen Recipes

January 29, 2024

Recipes included in this event:

  • Pimento Cheese Dip
  • Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese
  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars (Vegan)

Download a PDF Version of these recipes.

November 27, 2023

Recipes included in this event:

  • Coq Au Vin
  • Ratoutille
  • White Chocolate Crème Brulee

Download a PDF Version of these recipes.

October 30, 2023
September 25, 2023
July 10, 2023
March 5, 2020
February 12, 2020
January 29, 2020
December 3, 2019
November 5, 2019
October 22, 2019
September 24, 2019
March 12, 2019
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