High Prairie & District Food Bank Society

Working toward a long term solution to hunger & poverty

Our Highest Ambition Is To Help People

The High Prairie & District Food Bank Society has been in operation since 1992 and was incorporated as a society in 1997. The society is governed by a voluntary board of directors.

The Food Bank provides food hampers to people that are experiencing food insecurities. We serve people whose age’s ranges from
0-seniors. We serve a variety of People no matter their ethnicity, or background.

The food bank serves approximately 300-500 hampers annually through the food hamper program.  This consists of feeding 800-1100 people annually and over 45% are children.

The Food Bank Serves the communities of: High Prairie, Big Lakes County, MD of Smoky River, Falher, McLennan, Girouxville, Donnelly, Guy, Jean Cote, 3 Métis Settlements-East Prairie Metis Settlement, Gift Lake Metis Settlement, Peavine Metis Settlement, 5 First Nations-Sucker Creek First Nation, Driftpile Cree Nation, Whitefish First Nation, Kapaweno First Nation, Swan River First Nation, An approximate population of 25,000 plus.

Our Mission

The mission of the High Prairie & District food Bank Society is to meet the immediate food needs of children and families in the High Prairie and surrounding areas, while working toward a long term solution to hunger and poverty.


If you are considering helping support people in our region, we accept monetary and food donations.

Ways of donating include:

  • You may leave a donation in one of our donation boxes located in participating businesses.
  • Participate in our corporate sponsorship when hosting fundraising events.
  • Drop off donation at the Food Bank.
    CLICK HERE for directions

people access the Food Bank every year


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Helping Us You Helping Them


By becoming a volunteer and working with local people, you can make a meaningful contribution to the community.

If you want to become part of the team, please fill out the form and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Become a Volunteer!