(406) 837-0360 or (406) 250-4546 bigforkmtfoodbank@gmail.com

The Bigfork Food Bank

Neighbors helping neighbors – The Bigfork Food Bank has served the Bigfork Community since 1983.

Do you need help?

Clients may visit the food bank twice a month. We are open most Tuesdays.

Our awesome volunteer staff!

An amazing team of volunteers runs our facility. Are you interested in helping? Stop by during our office hours or call (406) 837-0360 or (406) 250-4546.

Food Distribution

Both perishable and nonperishable foods are distributed.



Bigfork is the only food bank in the state that provides wood for clients. All wood and labor are donated.

Who supports us?

Local churches take turns providing volunteer assistance to the Bigfork Food Bank.

In operation since 1983, the Bigfork Food Bank distributes both donated and purchased food to more than 190 families in the Bigfork area. As a nonprofit, tax exempt, all volunteer organization, its goal is to provide basic nutritional support to those in need. Families whose average income falls below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines are eligible for food bank assistance. The food bank is supported entirely by community donations; it receives no funding from government agencies or United Way.

Generally, the Bigfork Food Bank is open the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 4PM to 6PM; and the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 9AM to 1PM. The food bank is closed on fifth Tuesdays. Special schedules serve holiday clients in November and December. For details, see the calendar.

The Bigfork Food Bank depends on volunteers and community donations.

There is no funding from state or local governments.

100% Community Funded

The Bigfork Food Bank has no paid staff positions. 100% of all donations go directly to the operations and distribution of food.

44 Tons

The Bigfork Food Bank distributed nearly 44 tons of food to Bigfork area clients in 2017.

190 Households

The Bigfork Food Bank serves approximately 190 families annually.


5000 Hours

Volunteers donate approximately 5000 hours of labor annually.

Donate Now

You can help us continue to assist needy families.  We are now accepting online donations to make giving to your neighbors even easier, or use our handy printable form for sending in checks and money orders. Your donation is tax deductible.

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1 week ago

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Ann Tucker said: Today we had 27 families (46 individuals) and distributed 1,469 pounds. Last Tuesday night we served 29 families (52 people) and distributed 1,363 pounds.

We could still use canned chili!! And we're completely out of soups other than chicken noodle.

As always, Thanks! Happy Summer!
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1 week ago

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2 weeks ago

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Our new neighbors, Joe and Ronda of Hillside Pub and Grub, donated almost a 100 pounds of buns, rolls and chips to the Bigfork Food Bank today. Thank you and welcome to the neighborhood. Bigfork is lucky to have you! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

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Ann Tucker wrote:

We are really short on canned chili!

Tuesday we served 30 families, 57 individuals and distributed 1,727 pounds. The previous Tuesday night we served 14 clients (22 individuals) and distributed 1,122 pounds.

We are so grateful to Swan Chapel for working so hard for us in June.

Bigfork Christian, please have 4 volunteers here on July 2 at 8:30 AM who can stay until 1 pm.

And I have a request of all of you. We have a really special client, an older single gentleman, who is facing serious surgery next Monday. Could all of you please remember him in your prayers? I can’t tell you his name because of confidentiality, but God will know who we’re praying for!

And as usual, thank you for everything you do!! Be safe out there during this upcoming Holiday weekend and have a marvelous time.
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2 months ago

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