University of Alberta Students' Union

Campus Food Bank

Provides programming to combat food insecurity for University of Alberta students and community.

Service offers:

  • programming to combat food insecurity for University of Alberta students including food hamper program, WECAN food baskets, and virtual cooking sessions

Hamper Program:

  • available after a remote (by phone) intake appointment
  • non-perishable and fresh food items to last 4 to 5 days
  • toiletries, baby food, and baby diapers also available
  • will accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies
  • once registered, can receive a food hamper a maximum of once every 14 days (2 weeks) 

 Cook with Us (Virtual)

  • Zoom cooking sessions focused on low cost and time-friendly recipes

WECAN Food Baskets

  • acts as the University Depot for the WECAN Food Basket Society
  • low cost fruit, vegetables and meats can be purchased on a monthly basis
Affiliation: Partnered with Food Banks Alberta, University of Alberta, and WECAN Food Basket Society.
Yes, Service targeted to University of Alberta:
  • current students and staff
  • alumni (up to 5 years after graduation)
  • and their families
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • visit website to register
  • e-mail for more information
  • find WECAN Food Basket information online
The following information must be provided:
  • name and University of Alberta affiliation
  • ONEcard
  • number of adults, children, and infants in household
  • preferred pick up date and time
  • any medical conditions or allergies
Some programs (Campus Kitchens and Grocery Buses) are suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Web Site
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

All undergraduate students at the University of Alberta are members.

Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Ramp access into building and elevator access to different floors. Includes: 
  • accessible parking
  • automatic doors
  • accessible washrooms
Legal Status
Educational Institution
Last Updated On
January 20, 2021
8900 114 Street
Edmonton, AB, T6G 2J7
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Hours of Operation
12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
12:00 PM - 06:00 PM