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Brush-Up Alberta!

Oral Health Month is here! The Alberta Dental Association and College, Alberta Dental Foundation, Maxident Dental Software, and Dentacloud are teaming up for Oral Health Month. Join us in raising funds to provide oral hygiene kits to Food Banks Alberta. With nearly 13% of Albertans facing food insecurity and utilizing services such as Food BanksRead more about Brush-Up Alberta![…]

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Food Banks of Alberta Membership Update

105-3903 75 AveLeduc, AB T9E 0K3T 780 459 4598F 780 459 6347www.foodbanksalberta.ca April 6, 2022 As of April 1, 2022, The Rock Soup Greenhouse and Food Bank is no longer a member of the Food Banks Alberta organization. All rights and privileges of such membership have ceased as of that date.The Rock Soup Greenhouse andRead more about Food Banks of Alberta Membership Update[…]

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Release: Food Banks Alberta Invites Albertans to Join Together at The Table on Family Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Food Banks Alberta Invites Albertans to Join Together at The Table on Family Day Albertans are Invited to Unite for a Chili Dinner and Free Virtual Show in Support of 108 Community Food Banks Across Alberta FEBRUARY 17, 2021 (Leduc, AB): Food Banks Alberta is bringing Albertans together for a bowl ofRead more about Release: Food Banks Alberta Invites Albertans to Join Together at The Table on Family Day[…]

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RELEASE: Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation 50/50 Aiming To Feed Thousands In Need

Food Banks across central and northern Alberta are getting an extra financial boost thanks to a progressive 50/50 jackpot from the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF). The jackpot will grow over two games on February 9 and 11, and will benefit Food Banks Alberta and Edmonton’s Food Bank. With more Albertans experiencing first-hand the pressures of rising gas, grocery and living costs, 50/50 proceeds will provide food and essentials to those relying on the food bank for support. 

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Alberta Chicken Producers donates $30,000

Doug Tweddle, Chair of Food Banks Alberta joined Alberta Chicken Producers’ Board of Directors to present a $30,000 cheque to Food Banks Alberta.

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Arianna Scott Appointed CEO of Food Banks Alberta

Food Banks Alberta announced today that Arianna Scott has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer effective immediately, and following her serving as Interim-CEO during a year of transformational leadership, replacing predecessor, Stephanie Walsh-Rigby last spring. “As Interim CEO, Arianna has led Food Banks Alberta through a challenging year with great achievements. NotRead more about Arianna Scott Appointed CEO of Food Banks Alberta[…]

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HungerCount 2021: Food Bank Use Across Alberta Among Highest in the Country

2021 HungerCount Report Shows a 29.6% Increase in Food Banks Access in Alberta According to the latest HungerCount report released today by Food Banks Canada, food banks across Alberta saw 116,396 visits to a food bank in March 2021, one of the highest in the country.  While COVID-19 continues to affect individuals and families across the country, FoodRead more about HungerCount 2021: Food Bank Use Across Alberta Among Highest in the Country[…]

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840 CFCW Operation Happiness

October 18 to 22, 840 CFCW will be helping to spread the HAPPINESS to Food Banks Alberta! 840 CFCW is celebrating October with Operation Happiness.  All month long CFCW is bringing positivity and smiles to listeners and organizations.  840 CFCW recently interviewed Food Banks Alberta CEO, Arianna Scott about the association and food banking inRead more about 840 CFCW Operation Happiness[…]

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Food Banks Alberta Open House: Postponed

Due to current stat of the pandemic within Alberta we feel it is the responsible thing to do, to postpone our open house until such time that we can hold it safely. We will update this event page once a new date has been scheduled. Those who have already registered will be contacted directly. ThankRead more about Food Banks Alberta Open House: Postponed[…]

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2020 Annual Report

The 2020 Food Banks Alberta Annual Report is now available. We are pleased to share the accomplishments of our association in the past year, and the innovations of food banks during a pandemic. Thank you to our generous donors who support the association and the work we do on behalf of our network of foodRead more about 2020 Annual Report[…]

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