Barriere food bank

Food Bank will be at the North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo

By Dawn McCormick

The Fall Fair is coming!  The Food Bank will be using the 7th Day Adventist Booth on Saturday at the Fall Fair   The booth is located right across from the entrance to the Rodeo arena.  Please drop by to visit us. We will only be there on Saturday so please drop by to visit us.

Also the Food Bank will have donation boxes at the entrances of the Fall Fair all three days for food donations.   Please bring non-perishable items like canned goods, pasta, mixes, and items such soap, shampoo, laundry soap.  Any donations are very much appreciated.

The Food Bank would like to thank the Bag Lady Bottle Depot and Mitchell Mountain Beef for their continuing support.

If you are interested in volunteering please call the Food Bank at 250-672-0029 and ask for Rose Seymour.   We need volunteers for a variety of things.  You can volunteer as little or as much as you like.

If you are willing to have a donation can at your business, please contact Dawn McCormick at or Marion Coltman at  Please drop in your spare change in the donation cans to help out.

If any local gardeners, farmers or ranchers have extra produce or meat you would like to donate, please contact John Willox at .

The Food Bank will be open 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Wednesday August 28th for Hamper pickups.  Beginning September 4th the Food bank will be open every Wednesday from 10am to 12 noon for Hamper pickups.   If anyone is unable to come in, please call 250-672-0029.

And lastly, if you would like to get some great books for your children or if you would like to do some reading yourself, please come in and check out the “Blue Bookcase”.

Upcoming Events:

The Food Bank Booth at the North Thompson Fall Fair, Aug. 31, Sept. 1 and 2.