Image by Dan-Cristian Pădureț

welcome!

Chilliwack Free Fridge

@ 8870 Edward Street
is on the land of the
Stó:lo & Ts’elxwéyeqw Nations.

this is a grassroots mutual aid project
to increase food access, reduce food waste,
and build organized community resources
by the people, for the people!

 

what does that mean?

community free fridges are a global phenomenon that bridge the gap

for food-insecure communities AND reduce food waste!


as both these issues and their fallout most impact communities

already entrenched in systemic marginalization

(e.g. Black, Indigenous, and people of colour;

disabled and mentally ill people, including people with substance use disorders;

LGBTQ+ and 2-spirit people, especially youth and elders),

we at Chilliwack Free Fridge are doing our best to organize with

an anti-oppressive framework, from the bottom up.

this means, free fridges are for everybody!

did you grow too much broccoli this summer?

or the government disability income just won't stretch to cover fresh produce this month.

maybe you're making a dip and just missing some garlic.

hey, if your business throws out viable produce that just won't sell because of how it looks—

whatever the reason, the Chilliwack Free Fridge is for everybody.

yes, you too!

please check out
this list of what can go into the fridge,

how to label what you bring,

and
drop-off & pick-up health & safety protocols
to keep us all safe and fed.


fridge and pantry contents are tweeted twice a week (Saturday and Wednesday) @ChilliwackFree.

if you have any questions or want to get involved in the organizing and maintenance of the fridge,

come on by 8870 Edward Street to chat or leave a note, or send us an email!

 
Image by CALIN STAN

accessibility.

the Chilliwack Free Fridge is on the front porch of

8870 Edward Street.

there are posters without braille on the property to indicate the fridge.

a short wooden ramp without handrails takes you from the street up to the porch.

the fridge is ___" tall with the handle at ___" and sits beside the front door.

if you need assistance accessing the fridge for any reason, send us an email and we'll figure it out! unfortunately at this time we don't have the resources to make deliveries.