WB Food Bank Working on Setting Up Temporary Location, Restarting Operations

The Wood Buffalo Food Bank is working on securing a temporary location to help people impacted by the flood.

The non-profit’s building was closed on Monday after experiencing flooding which is forcing them to shut down all operations.

The currently don’t have access to the building and don’t know the extent of the damage caused by the rising waters.

The Food Bank is working with Food Banks Alberta, local partner agencies, and grocery vendors to help restart their operations.

They are reminding all residents that all self-organized distribution centres that have popped up since the flooding are not being endorsed by the organization.

The WBFB is asking these community groups to refrain from attempting their own operations and instead contact local community agencies on how they may support them directly.

People can still send monetary donations to the non-profit through their website.

Those in need of assistance who’ve been impacted by the floods are encouraged to contact the nearest registration centre to receive supports.

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