Statistics & Reports

While statistics can be dry, it's important to remember the people behind the numbers. With the support of our community, we provided support to many individuals and families in need in Airdrie and surrounding area.

 

Stats at a Glance

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2017 - 6 Month Stats

With your help, in the first 6 months of 2017 we were able to:

 

Provide:   1,266 hampers* feeding 3,773 people (44% children)
Serve:  3,753 walk in visits for bread and extras program (feeding 10,939 people)
Feed:    1,440 breakfasts to school children
Deliver: 2,857 lunches to children in schools
Give:  11,470 snack items to 22 local schools
Supply: $450 in gift card for perishables to local schools

* Includes regular hampers, best beginnings, milk for moms & formula and emergency hampers.

School Year Stats

With your help, during the 2016-2017 school year we were able to:

 

Feed:    2,135 breakfasts to school children
Deliver: 4,029 lunches to children in schools
Give:  21,610 snack items to 22 local schools
Supply: $2,350 in gift card for perishables to local schools


31 Year Trend

There has been a significant increase in food bank usage in our community. Here is a snapshot of the average number of hampers we provided each week over the last 31 years.

Hampers Per Week 1985-2016


2016 Year End Stats

With your help we fed 32,108* people in 2016!

Because of YOU we were able to:

 

Provide:   2,572 hampers to families in need (up 42% from 2015)
Serve:  7,067 walk in visits for bread and extras program (up 30%)
Feed:    2,185 breakfasts to school children
Deliver: 1,172 lunches to children in schools (Sept.-Dec.)
Give:  20,044 snack items to 22 local schools
Supply: $4,600 in gift card for perishables to local schools

* Indicates number of uses, not number of individual people (includes regular hampers, best beginnings, milk for moms & formula and emergency hampers).

Fort McMurray Assistance

Between May 1 and June 20 we provided 69 food hampers to a total of 237 people displaced because of the Fort McMurray fires. In addition, we gave out hygiene packs, kitchen supplies, baby items, toys and games.

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2015 Year End Stats

With your help we fed 26,125* people in 2015!

Specifically we provided:

* indicates number of uses, not number of individual people (includes regular hampers, best beginnings, milk for moms & formula and emergency hampers).

Increased Need

Airdrie Food Bank witnessed a significant increase in food bank usage in 2015 compared to the previous year.

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2014 Year End Stats

With your help we fed 20,034* people in 2014!

Specifically we provided:

* indicates number of uses, not number of individual people

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Annual Reports

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Financials


Who Uses Our Services

Clients of the Airdrie Food Bank are individuals and families who are in a crisis situation and turn to us for help. Some of the reasons they find themselves in this position are:


About Hunger in Canada

Hunger Count is a annual report produced by the Food Banks Canada using statistics from all across Canada.

 

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