The Shepody Food Bank strives to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds health and community, and fosters respect for diversity and inclusion.
· Route 114, from the Village of Alma to the upper Albert Mines Rd.
· Route 915
· Caledonia Mountain Road, from Route 114, Riverside-Albert to Route 910.
Shepody Food Bank is in need of volunteers to help with the following:
Mondays (9-11am) Rotate stock; Re-stock shelves
Wednesdays (9-11am) Unload supply truck; Stock shelves, freezers and refrigerators
Wednesdays (1-3pm) Pack client food boxes; Office duties
If you are able to help during the times listed above, even if it's only for a couple of hours a month, please call Irma Vandenburg at 882-2919, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Your participation will make a big difference in the lives of your neighbours who depend on Shepody Food Bank for their access to healthy food. Thank you in advance!
If you are in need, or know of someone who is, please give us a call or stop by. We’re here to help!
Hours of Operation
The Shepody Food Bank is open every Wednesday, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to do to receive food from the food bank?
A: Clients visiting for the first time are asked to fill out an application and show proof of address, such as a rent receipt or a recent utility bill. For every visit, we ask clients to show a valid New Brunswick Medicare Card for each member of the household that is requesting food.
How many times can we visit the food bank each month?
A: You can visit the food bank once a month for assistance. You will receive 6 days’ worth of food for each person in your household. If there is a crisis or emergency need beyond that, please contact us.
We have no way of getting to the food bank. What do we do?
A: We encourage you to see if a neighbour or friend can provide you with a ride. Tele-Drive Albert County is also available, and you can arrange for a delivery with them. Email email@example.com, or phone 875-1190.
If this is not possible, please contact us by firstname.lastname@example.org, visit our Facebook page or call 882-2323 during our hours of operation. We may be able to help.
Contributed by Lynne Greenblatt, Shepody Food Bank