What’s in a typical hamper?
The contents of a hamper vary between Food Banks depending on supply. The Mountain View Food Bank uses the Canadian Food Guide and tailors hampers to meet family needs for five to seven days. A typical hamper contains:
- Canned beans
- Canned chicken, ham, salmon and tuna
- Coffee / Tea
- Macaroni & Cheese
- Peanut Butter
Baby formula vouchers are provided for infants up to nine months of age.
Clients are able to help themselves to bread, pastry & fresh vegetables as available. As well, hygiene products, baby diapers and pet food are supplied when available.