Community Crisis Support

The WBFB chairs the Food Services Committee of the RMWB Emergency Social Services Unit of the RMWB Emergency Management Department. In their roll the as a first responder the WBFB provides staffing to ensure reception centers and group lodging site, where victims of local disasters, emergencies, and evacuations are hosted or housed during the emergency situations, have food and that food safety standards are followed in accordance with public health legislation.

Additionally the WBFB provides food hampers for those who have been displaced and secured new housing after a disaster, these hampers are considered start up hampers and have additional items such as cleaning supplies and any household items the food bank has to offer at the time.