Food Bank

The Red Deer Food Bank is holding an online donation drive, so that food stocks can be replenished to help a greater number of area residents who are in need. (Black Press file photo).

Red Deer Food Bank holds an online donations drive to meet greater need

The money will help restock depleted shelves at the food bank

 

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Sylvan Lake’s Flags of Remembrance has goal of food bank donation

Sylvan Lake Community Food Bank will receive $5,000 if all 128 Plaques of Honour are sponsored

 

Art Nichols, 86, has been growing his hair for about a month and plans to shave his head to raise money for Red Deer Food Bank. (Photo contributed)
Art Nichols, 86, has been growing his hair for about a month and plans to shave his head to raise money for Red Deer Food Bank. (Photo contributed)
Red Deer Food Bank executive director Fred Scaife is stepping down after championing the cause for more than two decades. (Advocate file photo.)

Outgoing Red Deer Food Bank director recalls two decades of providing for a basic human need

Fred Scaife experienced many uplifting moments, along with daily stress

Red Deer Food Bank executive director Fred Scaife is stepping down after championing the cause for more than two decades. (Advocate file photo.)
Sheila Wetherelt, volunteer co-ordinator at the Red Deer Food Bank Society, puts a hamper together. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer Food Bank anticipates more clients

Change made to prepare for coronavirus

Sheila Wetherelt, volunteer co-ordinator at the Red Deer Food Bank Society, puts a hamper together. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Community fundraising helps to feed Red Deer students

Community fundraising helps to feed Red Deer students

Toonies for Tummies runs until Feb. 19

Community fundraising helps to feed Red Deer students
Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club and Your Independent Grocer in Red Deer had another successful Holiday Food Drive for Red Deer Food Bank. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer Food Bank benefits from food drive

Public donations through local grocery stores

Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club and Your Independent Grocer in Red Deer had another successful Holiday Food Drive for Red Deer Food Bank. (File photo by Advocate staff)
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More Food Bank donations needed in central Alberta

2019 has been a tough year for many people

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Red Deer and District Food Bank executive director Fred Scaife said demand for food is increasing — but not at the double-digit rate as over the past five years. (Advocate file photo.)

Demand for the Red Deer Food Bank is increasing — but at a slower pace than previous

It’s a ‘good sign’ of some economic improvement, says director

Red Deer and District Food Bank executive director Fred Scaife said demand for food is increasing — but not at the double-digit rate as over the past five years. (Advocate file photo.)

Red Deer Food Bank garage sale fundraiser on weekend

Barbecue also part of two-day event