Whitecourt Food Bank

Whitecourt Food Bank

The Whitecourt Food Bank has been serving the community for over 30 years, and serves well over a thousand individuals each year.

The Food Bank operates out of the Carlan Services Community Resource Centre located at 76 Sunset Boulevard.

Christmas Tree Light Up

Help us light up the tree in front of the Town Office on December 4 in support of the Whitecourt Food Bank. Purchase a bulb through the Food Bank Christmas Tree Light Up for only $20 at the Town Office or Allan & Jean Millar Centre. This is the busiest season for the Food Bank, and your support helps community members in need.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Last intake is at 1:45 p.m.

To access the Food Bank:

  • Identification must be presented for each family member at every visit.

  • Proof of residency is required, for every visit.

  • The Food Bank also provides families with referrals to other community resources.

  • Perishable boxes available.

Donating to the Whitecourt Food Bank

The Whitecourt Food Bank accepts donations year round. The Food Bank would not be able to operate without the generous donations and volunteer support from the community. Thank you for your assistance!

  • Call 780-778-2341 to arrange a drop off of items at the Food Bank (located in the Carlan Services Community Resource Centre).

  • Visit the Town Office (5004 52 Avenue) to make a cash/cheque donation. Tax receipts are provided for donations over $20.00.

Below is a "wish list" of items for the local Food Bank.  If you are thinking of donating items, these are the things we need the most:

  • Juice
  • Canned fruit
  • Mac and cheese
  • Hamburger helper
  • Canned vegetables
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Boxed potatoes/stuffing
  • Sugar
  • Lunch items
  • Instant Mac & cheese
  • Fruit cups
  • Juice boxes
  • Toiletries-
    • Deodorant
    • Razors
    • Feminine products
    • Shaving cream
    • Shampoo/Conditioner
    • Toothpaste/toothbrushes
    • Toilet paper



Do you have questions about how to access or donate to the Whitecourt Food Bank? Contact the Food Bank Coordinator at 780-778-2341.