Category - News

8
Apr

Free Tax Clinics

Free Community Tax Clinic on Saturday April 8 2017 from 9am-noon at Interfaith Food Bank (1103 3rd Ave N). Volunteer Accountants will prepare basic tax returns at no charge for eligible community members. Note: Returns for 2016 only. Contact Gladys for all necessary paperwork to bring to appointment. To sign up contact Gladys. 

16
Mar

Save It Forward

Save it Forward is a permanent discount divisional program that gives stores the opportunity to support local charities and organizations through generous donations from NOFRILLS vendor partners using coupons. The Save It Forward Program makes it easy for customers to support Interfaith Food Bank. Coupons available in the aisles and on our coupon board allow …

5
Apr

Family Cooking Club

Families with children 7-14 can learn hew skills and experience cooking together! Sign up for a full 6 week session! April 5- May 10 2017 or May 24- June 26 2017 Wednesday evenings 5:30-7:30pm, childcare available for children under 6 years in the playroom. In this class you will: Prepare inexpensive, nutritious foods Learn basic …

24
Feb

Young Chefs during Easter Break

What are you doing during Easter Break? If you like cooking and are 11-14, sign up for Young Chefs! “Easter Break” April 18-21, 2017) “Test Taster” Classes Available On: April 18-21, 2017 (Choose 1 day) 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. – Prepare inexpensive, nutritious foods. – Learn the basics of cooking – Learn proper food and …

24
Feb

Young Chefs Summer Classes

What are you doing this summer? If you like cooking and you are age 11-14, sign up for Young Chefs! FREE Program runs for 1 full week! Summer 2017 start and end dates are: July 10-14 July 17-21 July 24-28 July 31-Aug.4 8-11 14-18       Classes are 1:30-3:30pm daily. Pre-registration is required. Participants will: Prepare …

22
Dec

Merry Christmas from Interfaith Food Bank

Interfaith Food Bank will be closed from December 23rd to January 2nd and reopens Tuesday January 3rd 2017. If you require emergency food assistance please see poster below. Even though we are closed you are still able to donate financially! If you are still interested in donating feel free to drop off funds in our …

6
Dec

Families could pay up to $420 more for food in 2017, report finds

Food prices are expected to rise above the inflation rate in 2017 – forecasted to rise between 3% and 5% (vs 1%-2% which is an acceptable inflation rate). For the average Canadian family, food expenses in 2017 could increase by as much as $420. This is expected to have an impact on low income Canadians, …

24
Nov

Christmas 2016 Newsletter

Hello and Merry Christmas! You will find our Christmas Newsletter 2016 below, please check it out! In this newsletter you will find information about: Christmas Programs & Events A Message from our Executive Director Suggestions for Christmas Involvement Click HERE to view our Christmas 2016 Newsletter!

21
Nov

Registered 1000 Households to Date!

Once again, Interfaith Food Bank, Lethbridge Food Bank and Lethbridge Salvation Army will join forces to ensure that the less-fortunate members of our community get everything they need for Christmas. Because we share clientele, we are working together to serve our community, making the most of our resources and eliminating the duplication of services. REGISTRATION …

18
Oct

FoodFit Starting May 2017

FoodFit is a new program designed to bring people together to set goals, learn skills, and make measurable changes in overall health and fitness, with a focus on nutrition and exercise. Over the course of 12 weeks, participants cook, learn about nutrition, and participate in physical activity. FoodFit expands our ability to impact healthy changes, …