SOURCE: Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

January 18, 2016 07:00 ET

Calgary Food Bank Announces New Program for City's Students

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - January 18, 2016) - On the heels of a successful pilot period, the Calgary Food Bank is pleased to announce their newest program in over a decade: Weekends And More (WAM), providing school-aged children with easy to prepare food. WAM is a collaborated effort to meet the needs of students who are food insecure at school or on the weekends.

What: Official launch of Weekends And More program
When: Tuesday, January 19, 10-10:30 a.m.
Who: DD Coutts, Communications & Development Manager, Calgary Food Bank
  Pamela King, Trustee, Calgary Board of Education
  Esther Peltier, Cecil Swanson School
Visual: Volunteers packing WAM school hampers
Where: Calgary Food Bank (5000-11 Street SE) *Administration Doors

The Calgary Food Bank's WAM program is sponsored by the WAM Development Group and individual donors in collaboration with the Calgary Board of Education and organizations that provide food to children.

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