Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

September 04, 2014 12:30 ET

Calgary Food Bank September Events

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 4, 2014) - Calgary, thank you for your help in making the summer of 2014 a successful one! We had some great events, and we are glad to fill you in on what we have coming up this September. In preparation for winter, we're excited to be taking part in a number of great events that will support feeding fellow Calgarians!

Garden of Eat'n Harvest

Monday, September 8

The Begg family, once again, is generously donating their entire crop of farm-fresh produce at the Garden of Eat'n to the Calgary Food Bank. This project has raised hundreds of thousands of fresh fruits and vegetables to Food Bank clients. For more information, contact Nicolle Amyotte: namyotte@calgaryfoodbank.com

PetSmart Chinook Centre - Pet Food Drive

Monday, September 8th - Sunday, September 14th

7-321 61 Avenue SW.

Friends at PetSmart Chinook Centre are holding a food drive for pet food! The goal is to collect as many donations as possible to feed as many animals as possible. For more information, contact PetSmart Chinook Centre at 403-212-0888.

Ward 14 Communities BBQ

Saturday, September 13

11:00am-2:00pm

Southcentre Mall (near Sears) - 100 Anderson Road SE

Planned with supporting different community associations, this BBQ is a fun and informative activity for all. Come and learn about some of the City of Calgary's various services, while enjoying a BBQ burger.

City-Wide Food Drive

Saturday, September 20

Communities across the city

The annual city-wide food drive is back again this year, and looking to reclaim the record for most food collected in a 24-hour period, a record that owned by the Calgary Food Bank in the Guinness Book of World Records in 2008. The goal is to collect 560,000 pounds of food! Watch Calgary come together as a city and rise to the challenge. Look for their bags and flyers on your doorstep!

Tuscany Community Association Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 20

11:00am-2:00pm

Twelve Mile Coulee School - 65 Tuscany Hills Road NW

The Tuscany Community Association is throwing their 3rd annual Harvest Festival! Free admission for all Tuscany residents, Calgarians coming from near and far is encouraged to bring donations for the Calgary Food Bank!

Transalta Retirees Garden Harvest

Tuesday, September 23

9:00am-5:00pm

The Transalta Retirees are hosting a garden harvest event on Tuesday, September 23rd, when they will be filling a 5-ton truck with fresh produce for the clients of the Calgary Food Bank!

Cliff-Bungalow Community Picnic

Saturday, September 27

11:00am-7:00pm

2201 Cliff Street SW

The Cliff Bungalow - Mission Community is hosting this daylong event to bring together family, friends, and the community to celebrate harvest and heritage while enjoying music, food, and other fun activities. The event is inspired by the belief that when people join together they can have a major part in helping the development of different sorts of projects and ventures. The "Fresh From the Heart" project at the Calgary Food Bank will be accepting fresh produce donations and canned goods to support Calgarians in need.

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Contact Information

  • Calgary Food Bank
    Shandra Reynard
    Resource Development Coordinator
    Direct: 403.319.0829
    Cell: 403.312.8135