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The shelves have been restocked at the Mayerthorpe Food Bank following a recent Farm Credit Canada’s Drive Away Hunger event. But they will soon be empty because there are more families and individuals needing assistance.

The need keeps growing for rural Alberta food banks

Reading Time: 3 minutes Times have been tough in Alberta, and that’s been obvious to volunteers at the Mayerthorpe Food Bank. There are just over 500 homes in the town but in many, it’s a struggle to put food on the table. “We serve about an average of 14 families a week,” said Tammy-Lee Gilroy, the food bank’s administrator. […] Read more

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FCC giving out $1 million to community groups

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rural community groups are invited to apply to the FCC AgriSpirit Fund. Farm Credit Canada will give a total of $1 million to rural community groups across Canada for capital projects. Registered charities and non-profit organizations interested in obtaining funding this year are encouraged to visit for eligibility requirements and to apply online. Every […] Read more