John Bailey

Regina Food Bank preparing for holiday season and winter lull that follows

Nov 8, 2021 | 2:49pm

As the holidays approach and giving is on the minds of many, the Regina Food Bank wants to remind people they are always in need of donations, regardless of the time of year. CEO John Bailey says if you aren’t sure what to donate, there are a few items that are always in high demand. […]

A drive-thru food drive is taking place at the Regina Food bank Wednesday

Jul 7, 2021 | 6:10am

Canada Life is holding a drive-thru food drive at the Regina Food Bank Wednesday from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Those wanting to take part can bring cash or non-perishable and produce donations to the food bank, Canada Life will be matching donations up to 5,000 lbs. Food Bank CEO John Bailey says this event […]

Regina Food Bank, Viterra partner together with “Farmers Feeding Families” program

May 5, 2021 | 12:20pm

Viterra and the Regina Food Bank have partnered together for a new initiative aimed at providing locally grown protein to those in need. The program, called “Viterra Farmers Feeding Families” will supply red lentils to food-insecure families in the Regina area. Food Bank CEO John Bailey says the program will allow them to have better […]

Regina Food Bank says 2020 was tough, but some valuable lessons were learned

Jan 4, 2021 | 7:43am

It’s no secret that 2020 was a difficult year for the Regina Food Bank. The COVID-19 pandemic took supply and demand for food in the city to a new level, with the organization working tirelessly to fulfill every order. Food Bank CEO John Bailey says in addition to the negative impact 2020 had on the […]

Mayor and Councillors help fill Christmas Hampers for Food Bank

Dec 10, 2020 | 1:51pm

Mayor Sandra Masters and other members of Regina City Council spent some time Thursday morning filling Christmas Hampers for the Regina Food Bank. While socially distanced in the Mosaic Stadium kitchen, they filled boxes with a turkey, buns, hash browns, bacon, omelets, and apple pie. CEO of the Regina Food Bank John Bailey says he […]

Regina Food Bank beats ‘Million Meal Challenge’

Oct 30, 2020 | 6:11am

Regina residents have come through for the Regina Food Bank and accomplished the “Million Meal Challenge”. As of Thursday afternoon, over 1,000,020 meals have been donated. Foodbank CEO John Bailey says the support from the city has been overwhelming. “For the city to step up the way it has, and for us to not only […]

Regina Food Bank kicks off Million Meal Challenge

Oct 2, 2020 | 12:50pm

Demand for food in the Queen City has grown over the last few months since the COVID-19 pandemic began. According to the Regina Food Bank, food bank usage in the city is up 46 per cent. At a time when securing food for residents in need has reached a critical stage, the Regina Food Bank, […]

Regina Food Bank gifted forklift to help meet increased demand

Jul 25, 2020 | 8:53am

The Regina Food Bank was the recipient of a new forklift, thanks to Superior Forklift. CEO of the Regina Food Bank John Bailey, says the forklift will allow them to move more food more quickly, which has been a challenge during the pandemic. He adds that there has been a lot of pressure on the […]

Food Banks of Saskatchewan launch $6-million fundraising campaign during COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 2, 2020 | 2:18pm

All 32 of Saskatchewan’s Food Banks are asking for your help during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Food Banks of Saskatchewan have launched a $6-million dollar campaign in hope of supporting food bank operations across Saskatchewan for the next six months. Regina Food Bank CEO John Bailey said they are asking for monetary donations at this […]

Regina Food Bank receives large food donation after north Walmart fire

Jan 15, 2020 | 6:56pm

There’s some positivity coming from the north Regina Walmart fire from December as 36,000 pounds of canned food has been donated to the Regina Food Bank by the store. As the store is still closed after the December 9th fire allegedly started by a 12 year-old Regina boy, most of the food on the shelves […]