Did You Know?

Fast Facts

  • The Food Bank was founded in 1981 by Mr. Hank Woodland.
  • The Food Bank began at the Kamloops United Church as a way to assist people through the devastating effects of the high inflation rates of the early 1980’s.
  • In 2013 the Kamloops Food Bank completed a building renovation and expansion. A&T Project Development was key to the completion of this project.
  • The Kamloops Food Bank Operates independently and is a member in good standing of the Food Banks of British Columbia and an affiliates member of Food Banks of Canada.

  • 60 community agencies receive food to support their meal programs
  • 7000 individuals accessed the services at the Kamloops Food Bank in 2018
  • 32% of our clients are children under 18
  • 62% are adults
  • 6% are seniors

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