Monthly Food Hampers

Taber Food Bank Society


Description
Distributes monthly food hampers to eligible families.

Service provides:

  • monthly food hampers available to eligible families with 5 to 7 days' worth of food assistance

Includes:

  • daily storefront produce, baked goods, and a variety of other non-perishable food items that are available to anyone in need
  • Christmas hampers with additional supplies for a Christmas meal and gifts for children
  • community referrals linking food bank families with other local services
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • those with financial hardship that are not able to provide for themselves and their families
Storefront items available to:
  • anyone in need, including families not eligible for monthly hampers
Christmas gifts available to:
  • children 17 years and younger
Income and expenses are calculated and the balance remaining determines a client's eligibility for hampers.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • contact to apply for hamper
  • drop in for pickshelf items
  • social distancing procotols in place and all visitors required to wear a provided mask
To access hamper program, clients are asked to provide:
  • photo identification (ID)
  • proof of income (based by household)
  • proof of address
  • Alberta Health Care Card or birth certificate for dependants
Access to hampers is currently by appointment only. Households are limited to 1 appointment every 30 days. No application needed to access pickshelf / storefront items. 
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-223-1833
Web Site
https://taberfoodbank.weebly.com
Email
taberfoodbanksociety@gmail.com
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual Household $5.00




Accessibility
Wheelchair access: No -
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
September 20, 2021
Address
5512 48 Avenue
Taber, AB, T1G 1S4
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Hours of Operation
Tue
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM