Winnipeg Harvest has put out an urgent call for nutritional food items.

The long harsh winter we experienced has caused the local food bank to see a decline in the top ten food items, specifically those that are high in protein and non perishable.

Some of the food items they are looking for include:

  • Canned Fish and Poultry (tuna or salmon -packed in water) chicken or turkey

  • Canned Fruit & Vegetables (packed in own juice)

  • Canned Stew, Chili, Brown Beans

  • Peanut Butter

  • Whole Grain Pasta/Whole Wheat Pasta

  • Baby food and Infant formula

  • Rice (brown, converted or parboiled)

  • Canned Spaghetti Sauce or Tomatoes

  • Cereal (high fiber, non-sugar coated)

  • Canned Soup (lentil, pea, vegetable)

They are also accepting monetary donations. For every dollar Winnipeg Harvest receives, $20.00 worth of groceries is distributed.

Winnipeg Harvest feeds about 60,000 Manitobans each month, with nearly half being children.