SOURCE: Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

August 31, 2016 11:32 ET

Calgary Food Bank Food Drives and Fundraising Events for September

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - August 31, 2016) - A list of Calgary Food Bank events and community food drives for the month of September.

Broxburn Vegetables Farmers' Market Booth
Sundays, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Crossroads Market (1235 26 Avenue SE)

Every Sunday throughout the year, all proceeds from the day's sales go to helping our neighbours in need. Stop by this weekend!

Calgary Corporate Challenge Family Day

Saturday, September 10, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Stampede Grounds, Lot 6

Bring your non-perishable food donation to this family friendly event and enjoy bouncy castles, face painting and truck-pull events!

City-Wide Food Drive

Monday, September 12 - donation bag drop off begins

Saturday, September 17 - donation pick-up

Get ready for Calgary's largest single day food drive where families and children volunteer to pick-up non-perishable food donations all day, across the city. This one day food drive happens at an important time of year when the Food Bank is heading into a period of high demand.

Food Fest

Saturday, September 17, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Calgary Life Church (11400 27 Street SE)

Food trucks, carnival games, petting zoo and so much more! Come join in on the fun all in support of the Calgary Food Bank!

Hunger Awareness week

September 19-23

In 2016, too many people have too little access to food each day. Hunger Awareness Week is about raising awareness of the vital role Food Banks play and how we care for our friends and neighbours.

Transalta P.O.W.E.R. Retiree Garden

Tuesday, September 20, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Located between Glenmore Trail SE & Peigan Trail SE on 100 Street SE (Call Renee for further directions 403-519-2125)

Since 1999, Transalta retirees have grown and harvested over 300,000 pounds of fresh food for the Calgary Food Bank! And with the generous amounts of rain, we are anticipating quite the harvest this year!

Doors Open YYC

Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Calgary Food Bank (5000-11 Street SE)

Follow your donation's journey through our warehouse! The Calgary Food Bank is excited to participate in the 5th Annual Doors Open YYC -- a showcase of attractions and businesses around Calgary, providing free, behind-the-scenes experiences. The Calgary Food Bank is a working warehouse so for health and safety reasons we ask that Doors Open YYC visitors must wear closed toe, flat shoes and be 10 years of age or older (and must be accompanied by an adult).

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Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Shawna Ogston
    Communications & Media Relations
    Calgary Food Bank
    Direct & Cell: 403.870.2009