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About Us

The Killarney and Area Foodbank serves the municipality of Killarney, Manitoba, and local surrounding areas. This includes, but is not limited to the RM of Killarney Turtle Mountain, RM of Prairie Lakes, and RM of Cartwright Roblin.

It provides food, life necessities, and educational resources concerning nutrition, to those who are in need.

The foodbank was founded in 1993, at the suggestion of the Rev. Brent Denham and his wife, Ruth, and celebratec its 30th year of operation in 2023.

Our Vision

A community where no one goes hungry.

Our Values

We believe that access to nutritious food is a basic human right. We believe in the strength of community, and value collaboration with all who support, volunteer, and benefit from its efforts.

To collect and distribute food to community members in Killarney and the surrounding area experiencing food insecurity.

Our Mission

Board Members


The Killarney Foodbank is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of five executive members (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and Operations Manager) and seven members at large.

The Board meets once a month, and holds an Annual General Meeting each April.

Any resident of Killarney and surrounding area - including foodbank customers - may be eligible to be a member of The Board.

The current board members:

  • Chair: Open

  • Vice Chair: Loren Jones

  • Treasurer: Marie Jensen

  • Secretary: Petchie Hawkins

  • Operations Manager: Open
    Members at Large

  • Emmanuel Menyereye

  • Giselle Beaupré

  • Agnieszka Lamparska

  • Les Walker

  • Kathryn Anne Henry

  • Ina Hollett

  • Laura Roe

  • James Matchett

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