Steps on How to Access Food from Winnipeg Harvest

With the temporary UWSA Foodbank closure, all UW and community food bank clients need to rebook their appointments at a different location with Winnipeg Harvest. To ensure all Manitobans have access to food, Winnipeg Harvest has created a step by step on how to use emergency, temporary food support.

Step 1: Contact the Food Assistance Call Centre to book an appointment at your local food bank:

  • Hours: Monday to Friday 9:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., Saturday 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    • Please have your Manitoba Health Card ready
    • In Winnipeg: 
      • Phone: (204) 982 – 3660
      • Email:
    • Outside Winnipeg: 
      • Phone: 1 (800) 970 – 5559
      • Email:

Step 2: Attend Your Appointment

  • Bring your Manitoba Health Card to your local food bank, and bags or boxes to carry your food hamper.
  • Read what you will receive below.

Step 3: Following your appointment

  • Call or Email the Food Assistance Call Centre in Step 1 to book your appointment

What you will receive: 

  • One large, pre-packaged Food Hamper per registered address every 4 week.

Please read this document for more information: COVID-19-How to Access Food-20March20


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