The Bigfork Food Bank
Neighbors helping neighbors – The Bigfork Food Bank has served the Bigfork Community since 1983.
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.
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.
The Bigfork Food Bank distributed nearly 44 tons of food to Bigfork area clients in 2017.
The Bigfork Food Bank serves approximately 190 families annually.
Volunteers donate approximately 5000 hours of labor annually.
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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