Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society
The Vulcan Regional Food Bank is located at:
105b 3rd Avenue South, Box 594
Vulcan, Alberta. T0L 2B0
Hours of Operation: Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Food Bank Clients
Clients must be residents of Vulcan County and call the day before, or before 11am on the day of pick-up.
Limit of three (3) hampers per year (decisions on additional hampers are considered on a case-by-case basis), plus a Christmas hamper. Christmas hampers must be requested.
Hamper pick-up hours: Monday to Thursday 1:30-3:00 pm.
- Name, DOB and health care numbers of all family members.
- Address & Driver's licence
- Proof of residence
- Type and amount of family income from all sources
Automatic monthly donation withdrawals from ATB, bequeaths, planned giving, corporate and individual donations are appreciated. Please make cheques payable to Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society. Tax receipts are given for financial contributions.
Donations of non-perishable foods are the base of our supplies.
We are always looking for food staples throughout the year, and specialty items such as diabetic and gluten free foods.
Starting in November, donations for Christmas hampers are greatly appreciated; such as:
- Packaged stuffing
Also, gift donations for teen's and men's items are normally needed.
Please call early December to adopt-a-family at Christmas. Families are always in need of help at this time.
The Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society is requesting funding which would assist us in renovating at a new location. We would like to raise $160,000 for the building fund this year. Our costs of raising the funds will be about $3,500.
The Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society is currently located at 115- 2 Ave North, Vulcan, AB, which is also where we are incorporated in Alberta.
For further information, please call the Executive Director, Carrol Thomson at 403-485-2192.
If you are donating to the building fund, please make cheques out to Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society Building Fund.
- Shelf stockers
- Food dividers/baggers
- Food cleaners/sorters
- Hamper makers
- Christmas gift wrappers
- Check-out person
- Shipment unloaders
- Community kitchen leader
If you wish to become a volunteer, please contact us at 403-485-2192. Thank you!
We are proud to have the following program partners.
- Vulcan & Region FCSS
- Vulcan Business Development Society
- Vulcan County Health & Wellness Foundation
- Town of Vulcan Recreation Department
- Vulcan Health Unit
- Vulcan County Early Childhood Development Coalition
- CCHS Parent Council
- Vulcan Youth Mentorship
- Alberta Food Bank Network Assoc.
- Food Banks Canada
- Food Banks Alberta
- Your Government
- Agriculture Services
- Corporate Services
- Development & Planning
- Road Construction
- Road Maintenance
- Road Approach and Pipeline Crossing Agreements
- Protective Services
- Staff Resources
- Regional Services
Vulcan County is now producing weekly newspaper ads to better inform our Rate payers, however we know that not all rate payers receive the Vulcan Advocate so all ads will also be available on our website.