are striving to ensure all Manitobans who need it have access to emergency,
temporary food support. To stretch our resources and serve an anticipated
larger number of clients, we are preparing large food hampers to be delivered
through our network of community food banks and partner organizations.
To access one of these hampers, please follow
the steps outlined below.
Contact the Food Assistance Call Centre
to book an appointment at your local food bank:
* Hours: Monday to Friday 9:15 AM - 3:15 PM, Saturday 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM * Please have your Manitoba Health Card ready In Winnipeg:
Attend Your Appointment
* Bring your Manitoba Health Card to your local food
bank, and bags or boxes to carry your food hamper.
* Read what you will receive below.
Following your appointment
- Call or Email the Food Assistance Call Centre
in Step 1 to book your next appointment.
What you will receive:
- One large, pre-packaged Food Hamper per
registered address every 4 Weeks.
The larger hamper is intended to provide support
for a 10-14-day period, the same amount of time as the recommended quarantine
period. Food banks may help provide supplementary food to help families and
individuals stretch their budgets, however it is not expected to meet all food
Hampers will include a selection of
non-perishable items including Canned Soup, Canned Vegetables, Pasta and Sauce,
Dry Lentils, Bouillon cubes, Oatmeal, Rice, Peanut Butter, Canned Meat, Pancake
Mix, Crackers, Cookies, and other items as available.
There will be no special items like gluten free,
no daily extras, and no other perishable items, pet food, diapers, feminine
Hamper will be roughly the size of 3 plastic
Recipes are available online to help make meals
from these items - https://winnipegharvest.org/need-help/need-food/
For more information please contact WinnipegHarvest.