Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

September 17, 2014 08:00 ET

Annual City-Wide Food Drive on Saturday

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 17, 2014) - It's the 10th year for the city's largest single-day food drive on Saturday, September 20th. To mark the occasion, 7,000 plus volunteers are working towards a goal of gathering more than half a million pounds of food in an effort to reclaim the Guinness Book of World Record for the most food collected in one day.

Interview and Photo Opportunities:

When: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Where: Westbrook Mall parking lot (1200-37 Street SW)
What: Volunteers unloading food donations by the truck and car loads.
When: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Where: Calgary Food Bank, loading dock (5000-11 Street SE)
What: "Forklift Ballet" unloading food donations from the semi-trailers.

Visit www.calgaryfoodbank.com for information on the City-Wide Food Drive and ideas for food item donations.

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Contact Information

  • Calgary Food Bank
    Advance media contact:
    Shawna Ogston
    403.870.2009

    Calgary Food Bank
    On-site media contact:
    Vern McGill
    403.860.5101