Hamper and Food Service Program

Edmonton's Food Bank


Description
Provides food for those in need.

Service provides:

  • hampers to individuals and families in need

Hampers are:

  • put together based on the number of adults, children, and infants in a household
  • filled with perishable and non-perishable food to last between 4 to 6 days
  • not intended as an income supplement

Distribution occurs through:

  • agencies
  • churches
  • food depots

Will also provide other food referrals to clients as appropriate. Dog and cat food available for clients receiving a food hamper.

Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • those requiring food assistance in Edmonton
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • call the client services line
  • clients can visit website to request hampers through online request form
Phone lines may be busy. Volume of calls increases throughout the day, so it is best to call early and keep calling until you get through. If disconnected while on hold, please try calling again.  Do not leave a voice message as phone message requests are not returned. Proper identification for every member of the household is required when picking up food.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-425-4190 (Client Services Line)
Web Site
http://www.edmontonsfoodbank.com
Languages
English; French; Ukrainian
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
August 2, 2023
Location
Edmonton
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM

Call during operating hours to make an appointment. Times for appointments vary. Closed statutory holidays.