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November 2014

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Why do we need food banks in a country as rich as Canada?

Many people do not realize the extent of hunger’s reach in this country. This year it is expected that 841,191 Canadians will turn to food banks each month, just to make ends meet. That is up slightly from a year earlier.

The problem of hunger is a persistent one, with food banks providing comparable levels of food and other assistance for the better part of a decade.

Who is turning to food banks? There is no single, typical profile. The people helped include families with children, employed people whose wages are not sufficient to...

POSTPONED - Iyahrhe Nakoda Food Bank AGM

The Iyahrhe Nakoda Food Bank Society's Annual General Meeting is POSTPONED from it original date of Wednesday, Nov. 26.

The new date will be in early 2015.

For more information email: autumne@stoney-nation.com or call 403-881-2766.

Huron Carole supports AB food banks

Actor, singer, and lifetime philanthropist Tom Jackson brings his nationwide tour The Huron Carole – A Musical to cities across Canada   It is an enchanting musical re-enactment of the very first Huron Carole concert that took place in 1987. The second half incorporates traditional seasonal music from a remarkable and memorable Canadian cast.

The Huron Carole – A Musical – is Tom’s nationwide call to Canadians—a message of hope and inspiration to eliminate hunger this holiday season. Along with fellow award-winning Canadian artists Beverley Mahood, Shannon Gaye, Don Amero, and Carly and Britt...

A donation of $250,000 from CIBC will support food banks around the province. To READ MORE, click on the photo.