October 24th, 2020

There are many services available for those unable to shop for groceries


By Jensen, Randy on March 31, 2020.

LETHBRIDGE HERALD

The COVID-19 pandemic has left the majority of people following government guidelines by staying home and self-isolating. As a result many are unable to visit their local grocery store to stock up on needed items.

However, there are local options for delivery of groceries and meals. Here is a list of businesses and services offering grocery and meal options:

Shop For You:

London Road Market: On Monday, Wednesday, and Friday individuals can call in between 9 a.m. and noon and place an order for groceries. It’s $10 delivery to anywhere in Lethbridge. Call 403-328-1751.

Superstore Click and Collect: Place an order for groceries online or with their app. Staff will gather groceries, then load vehicles when individuals arrive at the store. See http://www.superstore.ca.

Save-on-Foods: The store has a delivery service or individuals can pick up in their parking lot when orders are placed online. See http://www.saveonfoods.com.

Walmart: Place an order for groceries online or with their app for pickup or delivery. Staff will shop for groceries in store and then deliver. The minimum order is $50 before tax. See http://www.walmart.ca.

Bridge Home Services: Health-care aides will do grocery shopping for and with seniors, and can pick up medications if needed. They charge $30/hour. Call Tiana (403) 393-2949.

Sunshine Senior Services: They will do grocery shopping for or with seniors. They charge $30/hour. Call Linda or Heather at 403-393-6528 or 403-308-9935. See http://www.sunshineseniorservices.ca.

Mrs. Grocery: Shop from any store in Lethbridge and have groceries delivered. Place order over the phone or online. Order can be completed by family or friends on an individual’s behalf. Delivery fee of $10 anywhere in Lethbridge. Can pay at the door. Call (800) 522-3250. See https://lethbridge.mrsgrocery.com/.

Leave a Light On Delivery: Ready to serve clients by completing grocery shopping, errands, pharmacy delivery and pick up of restaurant orders. Multiple errands can be completed for an additional charge of $3 per stop. Call 403-393-6035.

Meal Delivery:

Meals on Wheels: Meal delivery for anyone from Monday to Friday. Meals are balanced and arrive ready-to-eat between 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. They cater to some diets with food intolerances, diabetes and special textures like minced or cut-up. Extra meals, salads and sandwiches are also available. Call 403-327-7990.

Heart to Home Meals: Delivers frozen meals, soups and dessert to seniors’ homes. Many items are low in fat/sodium and diabetic friendly. They offer gluten-free and vegetarian options, as well as minced to pureed meals. Call 1-844-431-2800 or visit http://www.HeartToHomeMeals.ca.

MamaLuv: Prepared healthy meals are low in spice, sodium and saturated fat. Meals are partially cooked then warmed to ensure cooking process is complete. Pick a package then they (family or friends or clients) choose the meals. http://www.mamaluv.com/en/menu/.

Save the prep but make your own meal:

Mocha Cabana: Offers meal kits as well as local farmer’s market fair to be delivered to your home. Check out http://www.mochacabana.ca under the “Mocha Local” tab.

Grocery delivery:

Safeway: Offers delivery of groceries after an individual has shopped in store. The cost is $8.75 for eight or less bags, or $17.50 for more than eight bags. Call 403-329-6382 (West) or 403-328-8444 (South).

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