Scan Away Hunger™ Campaign

Dad feeding soup to daughterOur Scan Away Hunger™ campaign runs throughout November and December each year at participating stores in London. It’s a vital way to support our clients given that approximately 200,000 meals are served yearly through three of our five branches.

Scan Away Hunger™ at any one of our Partner Locations for 2021:

Your gift makes an impact. For Greg, a hopeful future started with nourishing meals at Rotholme Family Shelter. Read Greg’s story at

Kick-Off Virtual Cooking Contest

Can you plan a nourishing meal for 10 people with a budget of $3.11?

Show us your meal planning skills for a chance to win a $50 restaurant gift card and the opportunity to have your main dish served for neighbours in need at one of our branches!

For more information, visit the contest page.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. How do I Scan Away Hunger™?
Simply add $3.11 (the basic cost of a meal) or multiples thereof to your bill to donate the cost of one or more meals for Mission Services to help those in need. You can donate to Scan Away Hunger as many times as you like during the campaign.

2. Do I have to wait to be asked at check-out?
Please feel free to ask a cashier about it if they haven’t asked you first. There will be signage in participating stores.

3. How do I get one of those cool Scan Away Hunger™ bags?
Each participating store has an allotment of bags to give to donors until bags run out.

4. Can I obtain a tax receipt?
Yes! Simply contact the Mission Services of London head office at 519-433-2807 ext. 2134.

5. Do you have a campaign goal?
Our campaign goal for 2021 is $100,000. That is 32,154 meals! Stay tuned to our social media channels for updates!

Scan Away Hunger Results 2020:

In 2020, while we aimed to raise $100,000 through Scan Away Hunger™, we are thrilled to announce that you have surpassed this goal to raise more than $113,400—that’s over 36,400 meals!

A big thank you goes out to every person who donated. This would not be possible without your kindness, generosity, and compassion for those in need in our community.