The Food Bank is a ministry run by the Princeton Baptist Church and is located at 190 1st Street, Princeton BC (behind Town Hall).

The Food Bank is operated by volunteers who are there to accept donations, repackage food, clean and organize the storage rooms, maintain data records and so on. Thank you to our volunteers!

TO PICK UP

The Food Bank is open on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 am to 1 pm and Saturday 10 am to 12 pm. Closed the last week of the month and statutory holidays.

To visit the Food Bank, come to the entrance in the laneway. Provide your name and pick up your groceries and related items.

If you need more information you can call the Food Bank at 250-295-7752

TO DONATE

Non-perishable food donations are accepted. We cannot accept homemade foods. You can drop off items on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10am to 1pm, and Saturday 10am to 12 noon.  If you are unable to drop off during these times, please call 250-295-7752 to schedule another time.

Items that the Food Bank regularly distributes include canned soups, canned meats, tuna, canned meals (like pork and beans), canned vegetables, oatmeal, coffee, frozen meat, margarine, pasta meals (like mac and cheese) as well as toiletries, as they are available.

Around the community, you can find donation bins at Save On Foods and Valley First Credit Union.

You can support the Food Bank with monetary donations by sending a cheque to the Princeton Food Bank Box 641 Princeton BC V0X 1W0, sending an e-transfer to foodbankgive@princetonbaptist.ca (please add your name, address and email in the message box), or you can donate online directly with the button below.  Please note that there is a 3% fee when paying by credit card that you can opt to pay for, or the Food Bank will cover.  Please note that all tax receipts are sent out in February.

TO INQUIRE

If you have any general questions for the food bank or would like to know how you can support it, please call 250-295-7752 or email princetonfoodbank@gmail.com. You can also contact the following staff directly:

Food Bank General Manager – Scott Musgrove (scott@foodbank.care)

Food Bank Operations Manager – Carol Skinner (carol@foodbank.care)

Food Bank Chaplain – Mark Howarth (mark@foodbank.care)