Tags : Lethbridge Food Bank

Nearly $11,000 raised for Lethbridge Food Bank in Tri-High Food

A donation of around $11,000 is headed to the Lethbridge Food Bank. The Tri-High Food Drive is an initiative by students from Winston Churchill, Chinook High School, and the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. The schools joined forces to raise food and cash donations. Chinook High School took top spot in the competition with students collecting 752 […]Read More

Local food banks to benefit from Holiday Food Drive

Christmas is fast approaching and usually it’s a time to sit down, enjoy a meal and spread some holiday cheer with our loved ones. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for many families in Lethbridge. Food banks across Canada have experienced over 1.5 million visits in March of 2022 alone. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, an […]Read More

Over $10,000 donation for food banks in Lethbridge

A healthy donation has made its way to our two food banks here in Lethbridge. A total of over $10,000 was raised and given to officials at the Lethbridge and Interfaith Food Banks by staff from the Lethbridge Curling Club. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, representatives from the Lethbridge Food Bank say this money will […]Read More

City food banks usage rising by single adults

According to a new report from the University of Toronto, Alberta has the highest percentage of food insecurity in the country at 28.3 per cent. Danielle McIntyre, the Executive Director with the Interfaith Food Bank, says about 1 in 5 people are not able to put food on their table. McIntyre says they are seeing […]Read More

50,000 pound food goal for Target Hunger

The yellow bags have been dropped off and volunteers with Target Hunger are set to pick up food donations tomorrow. Target Hunger is a city-wide food drive hosted by the Interfaith and Lethbridge Food Banks. Lethbridge residents are asked to fill the yellow bags with non-perishable food items and leave them on their front porch […]Read More

Target Hunger making the routes starting in June

Those famous yellow bags are back once again. The Target Hunger initiative has launched in our city. The bags are dropped off at each home in Lethbridge and the community is asked to bag items of food to help our city’s local food banks. Danielle McIntyre, the Executive Director for the Interfaith Food Bank, says […]Read More

Creating chili to help out food banks

On Family Day, Food Banks Alberta is hoping to connect the community together through a bowl of chili. The Together at the Table event is looking to highlight the stat that there has been a 29 per cent increase in food bank use within Alberta over the past year. Food Banks Alberta has partnered with […]Read More

Target Hunger food drive exceeds 50,000 pound goal

Target Hunger is a city-wide food drive that aims to help restock the shelves at both the Interfaith Food Bank and the Lethbridge Food Bank.  On Saturday, you may have noticed many yellow bags for Target Hunger placed outside peoples’ doorsteps for volunteers to to collect.  This year, the food drive exceeded the organizers’ expectations.Read More

Lethbridge Food Banks set for Target Hunger pick up on

Don’t forget to put your yellow bag out tomorrow for Target Hunger. Volunteers will be picking up the bags filled with non-perishable food items starting at 10 a.m. The Lethbridge Food Bank and Interfaith Food Bank have a goal to raise 50,000 pounds of food this year. Danielle McIntyre, Executive Director of Interfaith Food Bank […]Read More

Food banks in need of bottled water to beat the

It was quite the scorcher on Wednesday, which means there will be many vulnerable people in our community that will need access to water this summer.  The Interfaith Food Bank and Lethbridge Food Bank are encouraging the community to participate in their Water Drive. Executive Director of the Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge, Danielle […]Read More

Funeral home collecting donations for local food banks

A funeral home which collected hundreds of pounds of food in support of two food banks in Lethbridge last year is doing it again this year. In a Facebook post, Cornerstone Funeral Home said they were blown away by the support they received from the community when they hosted a food drive.  The donations were […]Read More

Target Hunger Lethbridge seeks volunteers for 2021 food drive

On the second-Saturday of every June, Target Hunger Lethbridge hosts a food drive. Their volunteers collect donations from households in our city of the most wanted food items for our local food banks.  Volunteers are needed to help out in various areas. The Target Hunger Organizing Committee is hoping to involve as many people as […]Read More