Everyone need a help every now on then.... Here is how you can "Apply a Hamper"

The Bow Valley Food Bank is open to offer emergency food assistance to residents of......

- Canmore
- Exshaw
- Seebe
- Dead Man's Flats
- Lac Des Arcs
- Harvie Heights
- Kananaskis

*** Banff residents must use the Banff Food Bank & Morley residents must use the Iyahrhe Nakoda Food Bank ***

Usage Policy:

Residents requiring emergency food assistance may use the food bank as often as needed to a maximum 6 visits during a one year period and only once per month. Hampers provide both perishable and non-perishable nutritious food choices that are estimated to last a week.

In order to access the food bank, you MUST FIRST CALL and apply.



I.D. for each indivisual and dependant usign the food bank must be presented prior to receiving food.

To receive a food hamper, picture identification is required. I.D. must be presented for each visit.

Acceptable I.D. includes:

- Alberta Health Care
- Driver's License
- Passport


Phone to Apply for a Hamper:

In order to receive a food hamper, before coming to the food bank, you must call 403-678-9488 to apply on.....

Mondays: 6:00 pm - 7:00pm
6:00 pm - 7:00pm

This will assist us being prepared for your visit and ensure confientiality. You will be required to answer the following questions:


- Earned income
- EI
- Social Assistance
- Child Support
- Disability Income
- Pension


- Rent / Mortgage
- Daycare

Hamper Pick-Up:

Tuesdays: noon - 1:00pm
Tuesdays: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursdays: 6:00pm - 7:00pm