On Tuesday, October 30 2018 we held our first MLA and food bank networking breakfast at the Alberta Legislature. This event provided the opportunity for food banks to speak one-on-one with their local MLA over a casual breakfast and network with food banks as well as the Food Banks Alberta Board. We heard fromRead more about MLA & Food Bank Breakfast a Great Success![…]
The organization: Shippers Supply is Western Canada’s leading manufacturer and distributor of more than 5,000 shipping, warehouse, packaging and material handling products. Its 160,000 sq. ft facility in Edmonton produces boxes, printed tape, labels and tags as well as material handling equipment such as carts and rolling ladders for customers in all four western provincesRead more about Shipper Supply Program[…]
In April, Food Banks Alberta hosted a 3-week #GiveHealthy online food drive encouraging donations of healthy food. This innovative food drive allowed 20 food banks to each create their own specific list of most-needed items which people could choose from to then donate online.Read more about #GiveHealthy food delivery arrives in Alberta[…]
Seasons Retirement Communities, a senior living company operating 11 retirement residences in Ontario and nine retirement residences in Alberta, donates $40,000 to 20 food banks across both provinces this July. “In years past, Seasons has celebrated the holidays by donating turkeys and hams to each local food bank where we have a retirement home,” saysRead more about Donation to local Alberta food banks to fight summer hunger[…]
Pembina Pipeline funding enables 31 food banks in Alberta to purchase fresh, local food 31 food banks across Alberta will be able to purchase fresh, healthy and local products thanks to funding provided by Pembina Pipeline Corporation, in partnership with Food Banks Alberta. The grant program, named the Fresh Food Fund, was initiated in 2016.Read more about Pembina Pipeline funds support 31 food banks in Alberta[…]
A new online food drive is coming to Alberta on April 16 – the first of its kind in Canada – and will encourage donors to ‘Give Healthy’ to participating local food banks. Today, Food Banks Alberta, the provincial association of 90 food banks across the province, is announcing the provincial #GiveHealthy food drive. ItRead more about #GiveHealthy online food drive announced in Alberta[…]
Residents and staff of Seasons Retirement Communities deliver turkeys to 20 food banks across Ontario and Alberta this December. “HungerCount 2016”, a report from Food Banks Canada indicates that as of March 2016, food banks assisted 335,944 people in Ontario and 79,293 in Alberta. Of those numbers, 16.1 per cent of food bank users inRead more about Turkeys donated to local food banks for the holiday season[…]
St Albert, AB: The Canadian Red Cross has contributed $424,000 to Edmonton’s Food Bank to help replenish food supplies used to support last summer’s wildfire evacuees. This donation was the final portion of a $2.6 million donation to Food Banks Alberta to support 19 food banks across the province who stepped in to assist in theRead more about Canadian Red Cross supports Edmonton’s Food Bank assistance of 2016 wildfire evacuees[…]
For a second year in a row, Pembina Pipeline Corporation has partnered with Food Banks Alberta on a Fresh Food Fund, a grant program which will disperse a total of $110,000 to help food banks in Alberta.
Our Annual General meeting was held on May 25, 2017 at the Leduc Game & Fish Association, with over 20 food bank members in attendance. Click ‘read more’ to access our annual report & financials for 2016.