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2023 Holiday Hamper Drive

YVR’s 13th annual Holiday Hamper Drive is taking place on Wednesday, December 6th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in partnership with Quest Outreach Society. We're inviting all who can to fill up a reusable grocery bag with a full holiday meal for families in our community. 

This year, meet us at the Spirit of Haida Gwaii: The Jade Canoe at International Departures Level 3 for a "One Stop, Shop and Drop" at YVR's Quest Pop Up Market. Stop by to shop the shelves, fill a hamper bag, purchase the goods (a.k.a make a donation the Quest Food Exchange!) and help us reach out goal of 1500 hampers! 

Here's what to expect at the Holiday Hamper Drive & Quest Pop Up Grocery Market:

  1. Stop by the Spirit of Haida Gwaii: The Jade Canoe between to receive a YVR branded shopping bag(s) while entering the “market.”

  2. Shop the market shelves to fill your bag with hamper items.

  3. Drop your hamper bag off after visiting the “check out” to make a donation (cash, credit card accepted).

    Donate Now

Unable to make the event in-person or would like to make a donation in advance? Show your support with the link above to have your donation matched by YVR. If you make a donation in advance and plan to stop by at the event on December 6th, simply show us your donation confirmation to complete the check out process.

Suggested Donation Amounts:

  • Provide a holiday meal for 3 people - $25 
  • Provide a holiday meal for 6 people - $50 
  • Provide a holiday meal for 12 people - $100 
  • Provide a holiday meal for 24 people - $200 
  • Provide a holiday meal for 60 people - $500

Since 2011, the YVR community has come together to provide nearly 95,000 holiday meals to local families. Quest works to reduce hunger in local communities by providing dignified access to affordable and sustainable food options in not-for-profit grocery markets to those who face food security challenges in British Columbia.

As an airport, we are here to serve our community and the economy that supports it. Each year, we are always inspired by the generosity of our partners, employees and community that come together to donate to YVR’s annual Holiday Hamper Drive. We look forward to seeing you on December 6th!

To learn more about the amazing work that Quest does, visit If you have any questions or are an organization on Sea Island and would like to get involved, please email [email protected]

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