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Friday, February 21, 2020

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Please Donate To The Local Food Bank

We are asking for the communities continued support. We are low in product.

Please donate items such as, beans in tomato sauce, meals in a tin, crackers, all non-expired food items are appreciated!

Many thanks to all that donate to our Food Bank.

Volunteer Appreciation Day

On April 11th we had an appreciation day for our volunteers! Thank you to those who were able to make the event and thank you again to all of our amazing volunteers!

Nicola Valley Food Bank Location Search



The Nicola Valley Food Bank (based in Merritt), provides critical food support services to a significant number of households and individuals in Merritt and the surrounding area. The Nicola Valley Food Bank is a federally registered, charitable organization run largely by committed volunteers and key p/t staff.

Minimum Requirements:

The Nicola Valley Food Bank is searching for leasable (or lease to own) premises within the community of Merritt, to function as its operations centre. The minimum requirements include:

  • 3,000 sq ft (minimum)
  • Rear double doors and loading access (food delivery truck)
  • Three Phase / 220 V power (coolers)
  • Ground level and handicapped accessible
  • Proximate to a transit route
  • Separate office space (from the food distribution / storage spaces)
  • Appropriate zoning already in place (Permitted Use for the potential location)
  • Handicapped accessible washroom(s)


Kindly address inquiries or proposals to the attention of: 

Derlanda Hewton – AGM, Nicola Valley Food Bank
2026 Quilchena Avenue Box 2719, Merritt BC, V1K1M6
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We would appreciate hearing from all interested parties no later than May 16, 2019

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