Connecting the Community.

We're good-hearted volunteers, community members, schools, businesses that work together to make a difference in the community of Whitecourt, Alberta.

We create positive initiatives that benefit our community. Our unique programs & services allow for out-of-the box thinking and partnerships with various organizations that solve local issues from the grassroots up.

We are advocates for youth, vulnerable populations, and our environment.

Our Board

Our History

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Our mission is to create positive initiatives as an essential part of our community.  We are advocates for youth, vulnerable populations, and our environment.

Our board values include:

  • Respect – we are open minded, respectful of other people, non judgmental, accepting and welcoming.

  • Accommodating – customized service, tailored employment opportunity.

  • Inclusive – foods available to all students, volunteer opportunities, diverse board/volunteer/participants.

  • Encouragement/Supportive – helping others to gain independence (life, social, employment skills).

  • Advocacy for Youth – food security and nutrition

Lunch Program expanded to Pat Hardy Primary & St. Mary School.

  • Community Lunch Box Program available in ALL community schools

  • Joined the Breakfest Program at Hilltop High School

  • Provided an emergency fridge at Hilltop High School and Gateway Academy

  • Started a Breakfast Program at St. Joseph School

  • Made Apples-4-Kids Program available to ALL students at ALL six community schools and to the Boys & Girls Club

  • Food program expanded to include a Cooking Class at Gateway Academy

  • Opened cafeteria at Hilltop High School

  • Awarded the Community Wellness Award of Merit by Ever Active Schools

  • Purchased property for Volunteer Centre

  • Support Centre completion

  • Celebrated as Alberta Recycling Community Champion

  • Honour Award from Whitecourt Communities in Bloom


Lunch Program provided at Central Elementary School.




Lunch Program expanded to Percy Baxter School.



Breakfast program expanded to include Hilltop High School and St. Mary School 



  • Food Program started at Little Big Fort

  • Won the Scotiabank Game Changer Award

  • Launched Bottle Drop-off Program 

  • Opened Bottle Sorting Centre



  • Renovated Volunteer Centre

  • Built bottle recycling garage

  • Winner of Maple Leaf Feed it Forward Award

  • Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award

    • Whitecourt and District Chamber of Commerce​

    • Community Futures

    • Alberta Governement

    • The Town of Whitecourt

    • Woodlands County