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.
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.
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people access the Food Bank every year
of food distributed
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.