Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

May 31, 2013 16:28 ET

June Events & Food Drives

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 31, 2013) -

June 3-7

Purolator Tackle Hunger Week

An annual national food drive in support of local food banks across Canada. For more information on local events, contact Dennis Legault at Purolator or dlegault@purolator.com

Saturday, June 8

AMA Shredding Event

Mount Royal University (4825 Mount Royal Gate SW)

10:00am-3:00pm

"If you shred it, they can't get it" Protect your personal information, shred your documents and make a difference donating to the Food Bank. Visit http://www.ama.ab.ca/community-and-ama/ama-shredding-events for more information.

Sunday, June 9th

Calgary Civic Symphony presents Pictures at an Exhibition

Jack Singer Concert Hall (205-8 Ave SE)

2:30pm

Bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation and enjoy an afternoon of great musical pictures as part of the season's finale. Visit http://www.calgarycivicsymphony.ca/events-tickets-2/ for more information.

Saturday, June 15

AMA Shredding Event

Westwinds Police Station (East Building, 5111 47 St NE)

10:00am-2:00pm

"If you shred it, they can't get it" Protect your personal information, shred your documents and make a difference donating to the Food Bank. Visit http://www.ama.ab.ca/community-and-ama/ama-shredding-events for more information.

Friday, June 21

Summer Solstice - Yoga in the Park

Stanley Park (Main Large Green Space)

5:00pm start

Enjoy 90 minutes of Bikram yoga to celebrate the arrival of Summer Solstice. Admission is free with a non-perishable food item or cash donation.

Friday, June 21

Taste the Market at Calgary Farmer's Market

6:00-9:00pm

The Calgary Farmers' Market will be kicking off the summer with a party to celebrate the beginning of the local growing season. The event will showcase amazing food, in an evening of sophistication. For information and tickets, visit http://tastethemarket.eventbrite.ca/

Thirty years ago Calgary changed the way emergency food was provided to people in need.

Today, the Calgary Food Bank continues this spirit of collaboration by working with more than 100 local agencies to support people through difficult times.

Together, we work to nourish healthy communities and you, too, can be part of the change.

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Contact Information

  • Calgary Food Bank
    Shawna Ogston
    Media Relations
    403.519.2125 or 403.870.2009