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Food for Fines Week

October 10 2022

We get it - life happens, your overdue fines pile up, and all of a sudden you're finding reasons not to go to the library. That's not what we want at all! (In fact, we pile up our own fines, and we work here!)

For the week of October 17 - 23, every non-perishable item you bring in to donate to the Morinville Food Bank, we'll take $1.00 off overdue fines you have on Morinville Community Library items (to a maximum of $20.00).

If you're squeaky-clean but still want to donate, we'll be happy to pass those donations on as well.

Just bring your items to the library and show them to the front desk staff before you add them to our Food for Fines bin - that way they can take off the right number of fines.

Most food banks have specific items that they are in need of on a regular basis. These items can be perishable or non-perishable product as well as non-food items.

Contact your local food bank for their specific 'Most Wanted List' or  review this list of commonly needed items:

Not sure what to bring? Here are some non-perishable food items that Alberta Food Banks suggest:

• Canned beans with or without pork
• Macaroni and cheese
• Pasta and sauce
• Canned fish or meat
• Peanut butter
• Powdered milk
• Soup
• Canned fruit or vegetables
• Granola bars
• Baby food or baby formula
• Juice boxes or other items for school lunches

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