Winnipeg Harvest Statistics
- Winnipeg Harvest provides emergency food assistance to nearly 64,000 people a month across Manitoba. Therefore, Winnipeg Harvest clients are Manitoba’s second-largest city.
- Manitoba is the number 2 province for children using a food bank, with nearly 42 per cent.
- Each month, nearly 27,000 children in Winnipeg receive emergency food from Winnipeg Harvest.
- Winnipeg Harvest distributes food to nearly 400 agencies throughout Manitoba, including:
- Northern and rural communities,
- First Nations communities
- Food banks and emergency programs in Winnipeg
- Soup kitchens
- Day cares
- Meal/snack programs at schools and drop-in centres
- In fiscal year 2015-16, Winnipeg Harvest moved 13.2 million lbs. (6 million kg.) of food.
- Winnipeg Harvest has 12 trucks on the road, six days a week. We have three cargo vans, six cube vans, and two five-tons.
- Winnipeg Harvest picks up from most chain grocery store outlets on most days – over 1,200 pick-ups a month.
- Winnipeg Harvest makes almost 500 deliveries a month.
- Our clients receive three to five days’ worth of food per month.
- More than 50% of Winnipeg Harvest volunteers are people who use a food bank.
- There were nearly 330,000 volunteer hours from April 2015 to March 2016 at Winnipeg Harvest. That is the equivalent to 159 full-time jobs.