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Oilfields Food Bank: You Can Help Stock Up

 

We’re headed into our busiest time of year. We hope you can participate as you are able.

Fire Dept food driveMonday Nov 9 – Fire Dept. Food Drive – Turner Valley

Tuesday Nov 10 – Fire Dept. Food Drive – Black Diamond, Longview
(unloading the collected items will be done by volunteers with help from the Boy Scouts & Cubs)

Thursday Nov 12 – sorting & unpacking food

Friday Nov 13 – loading sorted food onto shelves
(will be done by volunteers & some Oilfield High School students)

Message from the Executive

The Oilfields Food Bank continues to be a busy place & has had a good fall with great support from members and our communities.

As the new Executive settles in & strives to fill the huge shoes of our retired Executive we want to thank all of you for your support!

As we transition into new roles we are trying to maintain the outstanding job done by individuals for years & bring a team approach forward to share the duties among more of our members.

Weekly ordering of food is being done by Della Dickie & Bev Vetters.  Food pick up is being done by Marcus, Laura & Seamus Burn with backup by various members/volunteers when required.  This backup is coordinated by Glenn Chambers.

We thank our weekly volunteer team & we will continue with the existing schedule of volunteers from local churches taking their monthly turn to help out in the distribution room.

This works great!  Thanks to all!

We serve Turner Valley, Black Diamond, Longview, Millarville & Priddis & the surrounding M.D.

What we need the most:

  • Food Bank shelvescanned fruit
  • peanut butter
  • jams & jellies
  • coffee
  • cereals
  • jello & pudding
  • soda crackers
  • juice
  • toilet paper
  • hand soap
  • laundry & dish soap
  • toothpaste
  • shampoo
  • financial donations
We’re located in:

the United Church in the Valley
125 Royal Ave., Turner Valley
(across from the elementary school)

Mailing Address:
Oilfields Food Bank
Box 1318, Turner Valley, AB T0L 2A0

To Donate:
Cheques should be payable to
Oilfields Food Bank

Hours:
Tuesday afternoons 1-3 pm

Drop-Off Locations

In Black Diamond:

  • AG Foods
  • Griffiths Memorial Centre
  • Food Bank donation boxGlen Mead Park II
  • The Fire Hall

In Turner Valley:

  • United Church in the Valley
  • Valley Neighbour’s Club
  • The Turner Valley Legion
  • The Fire Hall
  • Turner Valley Post Office – collection box for money donations only

In Longview:

  • The Fire Hall

 

 

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