Capacity Boost from Food Banks Canada Grant

In addition to grants received from Food Banks BC, in 2018 our Food Bank was also the recipient of a grant from Food Banks Canada and Walmart which provided us with a new loading access walkway leading to our walk in freezer and funding for back-up drivers. These...

Food Bank Items Needed

Our Food Bank is currently running short on the following items: sugar, pancake mix, salad dressings and olive oil. We welcome your donations of these items in new, unopened condition to help us stock our shelves for those in need. Alternatively, monetary donations...

Fireman’s Food Drive

The annual Fireman’s Food Drive will be taking place Saturday November 18th and Sunday November 19th. Firefighters and their families will be out collecting the donated non-perishable food items for our food bank in the Parksville, Qualicum and...

Parksville-Qualicum Beach Food Bank Faces Severe Shortage

With the Salvation Army helping 152 members more than it had at this time last year, some of the items are starting to run low. Food bank co-ordinator Trina Jiggins said with the substantial increase, it’s been hard to keep up. “Last year we were servicing 400 people...

Cooler Brings Healthy Choices to French Creek

The Salvation Army’s food bank in French Creek, B.C., is giving clients better, healthier options thanks to a new commercial cooler and a partnership with Thrifty Foods. Instead of composting fresh produce and perishable items such as bread, the grocery store now...