Food Hampers are available to those in need within the boundaries of the City of Fort Saskatchewan.

If you need food support, please call our office at 780-998-4099 during a Hamper Day to receive a hamper that same day.

Agency referrals are not required.

Hamper Days are:

Tuesday 10am-7pm or Thursday 10am-5pm

Register to Get Support

To register for a Food Hamper, you are required to provide:

  • Photo ID for each adult residing in the home
  • Proof of Fort Saskatchewan residency for each adult in the home (such as a utility bill, lease agreement, or piece of government issued mail)
  • Alberta Health Care cards for each adult and child

Clients can access a hamper once every 3 weeks as needed. If you need EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE and don’t have all your registration requirements, please call our office to discuss.

Each hamper is prepared to order based on family size, and include non-perishable staple food items in addition to healthy fresh food such as eggs, milk, meat, fruit and vegetables.

Hamper item examples include:

Dry Goods

  • Cereal
  • Instant Oatmeal
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Crackers
  • Rice
  • Mixed Beans
  • KD
  • Pasta

Canned and Bottled Goods

  • Pasta Sauce
  • Soup (various small and large)
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Fish
  • Canned Meat
  • Canned Beans in sauce
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jam

Fresh Food and Other Goods

  • Apples
  • Oranges
  • Carrots
  • Potatoes
  • Onions
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Meat
  • Bread & Buns
  • Bakery Items
  • Treats
  • Cookies
  • Granola Bars
  • Nut-Free School Snacks
  • Toilet Paper

Gluten free or vegan products are often available, and are included by request. Pet food is available on Hamper Days, depending upon donations received.

Pet food is available on Hamper Days. Selection varies and is dependent on donations received.

Service area: We provide food support to those in need within the City of Fort Saskatchewan boundaries.

Food Hamper Delivery

Food Hamper Delivery is offered to registered clients who do not have access to a reliable vehicle, or the means to pick up a hamper on their own. Clients must complete the registration requirements to have delivery to their homes.

Delivery requests must be made by 3pm, with hampers delivered between 4pm-6pm each hamper day by Food Bank volunteers.

The following COVID safety protocols are in place:

  • The delivery volunteer will wear a mask
  • The delivery volunteer will deliver the boxes to the front door only and will not enter the recipient’s home
  • Recipients must wear a mask and show ID to receive their delivery

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
9am — 2pm

Shopping Days

Wednesdays 12pm-5pm
Call us to book a time

Hamper Days

Tuesdays: 10am-7pm
Thursdays: 10am-5pm

The Fort Saskatchewan Food Gatherers Society is a registered charity which operates the Fort Saskatchewan Food Bank, Christmas Hamper Campaign, School Snack Program, and various other essential programs and services from the Fort Saskatchewan Nourishment Centre in order to serve a little hope and happiness to the people of Fort Saskatchewan in various times of need.