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Local food bank program gives back to hungry students

The rising rate of inflation continues to have an effect on most things including the price of groceries and food that is needed for a student’s lunch. In an effort to make sure students don’t go hungry at school, volunteers of a local Food Bank program are doing what they can to try and meet the […]Read More

Christmas Hope Campaign passes projections for clients served

Some final numbers are in from the Christmas Hope campaign. The Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge says, collectively, the initiative was to serve over 5,000 kids and 3,000 adults during the Christmas holiday season. Instead they ended up serving 6,300 children and over 3,200 adults.   “So that just speaks to the volume of […]Read More

Town of Taber donates turkeys to food bank

Following Thursday’s ostrich takedown in Taber, the town has donated 20 turkeys to its local food bank in time for the Christmas season. The town supports the foodbank many times throughout the year, and Mayor Andrew Prokop says it felt like an appropriate time to make the donation.  “There’s a huge need, especially around Christmas time, […]Read More

No food bank in the Town of Raymond, community food

Thanks to a $13,650 grant through a community foundation group, the Town of Raymond will soon have a fully functioning food storage shed for people to come and grab what they need. As BCN’s Angela Stewart explains, the help is so needed especially at a time when inflation is through the roof.  Read More

Interfaith Food Bank becomes living wage employer

The Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge has become a living wage employer. The food bank will now pay employees a minimum of $19 an hour. As Micah Quinn explains, they have become the first in the city to do this after viewing the November 2021 report from the Alberta Living Wage Network.Read More

Mobile Food Support program to address food need in Lethbridge

Those who need help accessing food support in Lethbridge will now have the opportunity outside of food bank hours. The Lethbridge Food Bank is rolling in the Mobile Food Support program to help address the need for food services for the disadvantaged in our city. The Executive Director for the food bank, Mac Nichol, says […]Read More