Food Bank

(The Canadian Press)

Details on federal food buy-back program coming soon, Bibeau says

The funds won’t address the entirety of the problem facing farmers

(The Canadian Press)
On June 13, 2020, 19-year-old Darius Sam will attempt to run 100 miles in 24 hours in an effort to raise money for Merritt’s Nicola Valley Food Bank. (Darius Sam / GoFundMe)

100 miles in 24 hours: a B.C. man’s mission to support the less fortunate

Merritt’s Darius Sam felt he needed to help his community after an encounter with a struggling woman

On June 13, 2020, 19-year-old Darius Sam will attempt to run 100 miles in 24 hours in an effort to raise money for Merritt’s Nicola Valley Food Bank. (Darius Sam / GoFundMe)
Penticton Salvation Army Food Bank manager John Rankin and Pastor Major John Trickett receive a donation for the food bank from Graphically Hip owner Sarah Tucker, who was once reliant on the Food Bank herself. (Contributed)

Small business owner makes big donation to Penticton Food Bank

Across the country, more people are becoming reliant on food bank’s amid COVID-19

Penticton Salvation Army Food Bank manager John Rankin and Pastor Major John Trickett receive a donation for the food bank from Graphically Hip owner Sarah Tucker, who was once reliant on the Food Bank herself. (Contributed)
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Golfers raise funds for Summerland Food Bank

Breakfast league collects $500 in support

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Better Together BC launches a Kitchen Hack Challenge to support Food Banks BC on April 27, 2020. (Better Together BC/Instagram)

Contest calls on B.C. families to share ‘kitchen hack’ for chance at winning $1,000

Better Together BC launched contest to raise funds with B.C. dairy farmers for Food Banks BC

Better Together BC launches a Kitchen Hack Challenge to support Food Banks BC on April 27, 2020. (Better Together BC/Instagram)
The Summerland Food Bank and Resource Centre is continuing to receive support from the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press file photo)

Summerland provides generous support to food bank

Donations from public provide assistance during COVID-19 pandemic

The Summerland Food Bank and Resource Centre is continuing to receive support from the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press file photo)
Alessia Cara and her band perform during “Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble” an online Canadian COVID-19 broadcast benefit event in support of frontline workers and Food Banks Canada in this image taken from video. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble

‘Stronger Together’ special raises over $6 million for Food Banks Canada

The 90-minute special on Sunday night featured a number of A-list performers and celebrities

Alessia Cara and her band perform during “Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble” an online Canadian COVID-19 broadcast benefit event in support of frontline workers and Food Banks Canada in this image taken from video. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble
Shuswap potter Bruce Nyeste’s unique, colourful bowls will be available for donation at DeMille’s Farm Market, with 100 per cent of the profits going to the Salmon Arm food bank. (Contributed)

Shuswap potter pours creative effort into supporting food bank

Mud, Sweat and Tears’ Bruce Nyeste creates unique bowls for sale, profits going to food bank

Shuswap potter Bruce Nyeste’s unique, colourful bowls will be available for donation at DeMille’s Farm Market, with 100 per cent of the profits going to the Salmon Arm food bank. (Contributed)
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Demand doubles at Revelstoke food bank

Community Connections concerned whether they can meet increasing need

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The Summerland Food Bank and Resource Centre is continuing to provide food for those in need in the community. (Stock photo)

Summerland Food Bank still operating during COVID-19

Organization requesting donations of food and money as pandemic continues

The Summerland Food Bank and Resource Centre is continuing to provide food for those in need in the community. (Stock photo)
Vernon’s Salvation Army Food Bank is only accepting clients who make appointments. (Morning Star file photo)

UPDATE: Okanagan food banks feeling the pinch

Pandemic not interfeering with serving most vulnerable

Vernon’s Salvation Army Food Bank is only accepting clients who make appointments. (Morning Star file photo)
Okanagan shoppers contribute to record-setting Loblaws food drive

Okanagan shoppers contribute to record-setting Loblaws food drive

Vernon grocery stores raise more than $5,200 for parent comapany’s annual fundraiser

Okanagan shoppers contribute to record-setting Loblaws food drive
Generosity of Penticton residents breaks records

Generosity of Penticton residents breaks records

$11,000 and 575 pounds of food collected for local Salvation Army Food Bank

Generosity of Penticton residents breaks records
Kindergartner’s 25-cent donation warms hearts of North Okanagan RCMP, firefighters

Kindergartner’s 25-cent donation warms hearts of North Okanagan RCMP, firefighters

Crew members came to visit Kai McColl at his kindergarten class to thank him for his generosity

Kindergartner’s 25-cent donation warms hearts of North Okanagan RCMP, firefighters
Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine

Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine

Fusing food and wine with spectacular lake views

  • May 24, 2019
Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine
Save-On Foods reducing food waste in Okanagan

Save-On Foods reducing food waste in Okanagan

Save-On is sending more fresh food to food banks to cut back on waste

Save-On Foods reducing food waste in Okanagan