Wood Buffalo Food Bank 2021/2022 Stats Summary
Pounds of Food Distributed
Dollar Value of Food Distributed
On average we serve 600 hampers per month to Fort McMurray and surrounding communities.
We are seeing an average of 30 new clients per month who have never accessed our services before.
We serve the entire region of Wood Buffalo including; the city of Fort McMurray, Fort McKay,
Fort McMurray First Nation 468, Anzac, Janvier, Conklin and Fort Chipewyan.
It costs us an average of $300 to feed 1 or 2 people for a month,
$400 to feed a small family (3 to 4 people), and $500 to feed a large family (5 to 7 people).
Help us keep up with these numbers by becoming a one-time or monthly donor:
Making a difference in our community
Our Mission at the Wood Buffalo Food Bank is to provide the resources and education necessary to ensure food security for all citizens in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (Fort McMurray and all surrounding rural communities).
We rely on your donations and support!
We are completely community funded, and could not operate without food and monetary donations that keep our shelves full and clients fed.
Food donations can be dropped off at any grocery store bin. Thank you for your support!
We couldn’t do what we do without the help of our volunteers!
You are the bulk of our manpower.
We rely on helping hands daily in our warehouse to stock shelves, pack hampers and sort through donations. We also need help with events such as our annual food drives and fundraisers, which would not be possible without extra hands.
We host a variety of events every year.
Stay informed by following us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for real-time updates and news about our events. We currently have three main fundraising events per year, plus our small events and awareness campaigns, and they can’t go forward without our volunteers, sponsors, donors and community participants!
Tough times can fall on anyone. Don’t hesitate to reach out today!
We just recently moved into our brand new downtown location and have returned to regular monthly appointments. Check out our Contact Us page to see where we are now located!
Please click below to see how you can access us.
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