Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

November 07, 2013 03:01 ET

Calgary Food Bank Events Gearing up for the Holiday Season

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 7, 2013) -

AMA Fill our Fleet
November 12- December 6
All eight AMA locations in Calgary are collecting food and funds in preparation for a busy holiday season.
Broxburn Vegetables
Sundays in November, 8:30-5:30PM
Crossroads Farmers Market
Sales and product to benefit the Calgary Food Bank.
Vivaldi's 'Other' Gloria
Sunday, November 17, 3:00PM
Knox United Church (506 - 4th St SW)

Admittance to the Calgary Bach Society's Benefit Concert in exchange for monetary donation.

Mayor's 25th Annual Christmas Food Drive Kick-off
Friday, November 22, 12:00-1:30PM
Canada Safeway (Whitehorn location at 3550-32 Ave NE)
A fun-filled event where corporate and media teams compete to fill their shopping cart with food items, build a CANstruction and vie for the coveted Gold Shopping Cart Award.
18 Wheels of Christmas
Saturday, November 23, 9:00AM-5:00PM
Walden Save on Foods ( 155 Walden Gate SE)
The Rosenau holiday truck & trailer will be on-location all day to accept donations of baby food and diapers for struggling families this season. For any donation over $25.00 receive a raffle ticket to win a WestJet Gift of Flight pass for two.
Chef Ned Bell and Hidden Valley®
Monday, November 25, 11:30-1:30PM
Calgary Food Bank (5000-11 St SE)
Chef Bell will be serving up a homemade lunch for volunteers to kick off their busiest time of year, and help fill 100 of the Food Bank's holiday hampers with full size bottles of Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® dressing.
Mayor's Food Drive Canstruction® Jr
November through Dec 16th
Canstruction® Jr. offers students the fun challenge of building something creative from the food they collect for the Mayor's 25th Annual Christmas Food Drive. For more information or to get your school/class involved please contact Morissa Choptain by phone: 403-640-8813 or email: mchoptain@calgaryfoodbank.com
Moxie's Grill & Bar (10606 Southport Road SW)
Wednesday, November 27, 6:00PM-12:00AM
Enjoy friends and food at this one-night food drive, where diners receive treats in exchange for their donation.
Calgary Motor Dealers Association Food and Funds Drive
November 15- December 18
As part of the Mayor's Annual Christmas Food Drive, the Calgary Motor Dealers Association will be collecting food and cash donations at all dealerships.
Knox United Church Carol Festival (506-4 St SW)
November 29 and 30, 6:00-9:30PM
Bring a food or cash donation and enjoy the sweet harmony of choirs from across the city embrace the holiday spirit.

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Contact Information

  • Calgary Food Bank Media Contact:
    Shawna Ogston
    Communications & Media Relations
    Direct: 403.640.8819 or Cell: 403.870.2009
    sogston@calgaryfoodbank.com