Big Sky Community Food Bank is often a gateway to accessing other services. We can function like a community concierge for basic needs. We are always expanding programs and offerings to meet people where they need to met.Big Sky Community Food Bank provides wrap around provisions (tokens, SNAP, coat room, cooking supplies, etc). The Food Bank supports the health of customers and keeps all household information strictly confidential. The Food Bank can offer bilingual support for non English speakers.
If you are out of food and resources due to an emergency, we offer a five to seven day supply of food. The box size depends on the number of people in the household. Perishable food items are available on an ‘as received’ basis through our Food Rescue Program. For more information visit our Get Help page.
We provide supplemental service for olders adults 60+ . Every month volunteers deliver pre-packed groceries to area seniors with the intention of supplementing the household’s grocery budget. We are currently providing for more than 365 seniors per month with these supplemental foods. Items included are non-perishable staples such as: canned protiens, cheese, fruits and vegetables, juice, grains, and cereals. Age and income guidelines do apply. For more information visit our Senior Grocery page.
We offer a variety of warm winter coats, hats, and gloves as well as a selection of towels, bedding and toiletries to aid our seasonal workforce or those in need of additional supplies. We accept like-new donations on an as-needed basis, please call the food bank to inquire about our current donation needs.
We can help customers with a variety of additional services: applications for SNAP (formerly food stamps), Energy Assistance, Tax preparation, Healthcare Insurance applications, COVID-related emergency financial assistance applications, even resumes and job applications. We can help with referrals to behavioral and mental health professionals as well as low-cost legal assistance.
The KidsPack Program aims to end hunger for area children by picking up where state-funded programs leave off. Through the KidsPack Program nutritionally balanced, kid-friendly foods are packed and distributed to local school children every Friday during the school year. Teachers, school administrators and counselors discreetly give participating children their packs before the end of day. Instead of overlapping with the efforts of area Food Banks, the KidsPack program meets the food needs of children who might otherwise go hungry over the weekends. For more information visit our KidsPack Program page.
Fork & Spoon – Formerly COMMUNITY CAFE
Located on the corner of Beall and N. 7th Ave, Fork & Spoon is serving up homegrown scratch cooking, 6 days a week. Sunday-Friday evenings from 5-7pm. Pay what you can, if you can! Or just enjoy a nice meal without the hassle of clean up! For more information check out their website: forkandspoonbozeman.org
OUR COLLECTIVE IMPACT: to growth and stability.
We offer broad-based initiatives to reduce barriers to self-sufficiency, from addressing basic needs like hunger and homelessness to providing comprehensive tools to promote and sustain independence. Our wide range of services include emergency housing, food and energy assistance, childcare, senior services, financial planning, and more. Our organization serves over 12,000 individuals each year. As the cost of living rises, this number grows.
Yet, many don’t realize that our customers don’t fit the stereotype of people in need. The truth is, anyone can fall on hard times. Anyone can lose their job, home, and stability. We know that every single one of us benefits from a more connected and supported community.
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