Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

August 13, 2013 11:58 ET

Kids in Motion for the Calgary Food Bank

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Aug. 13, 2013) - Determined YMCA kids have set a courageous goal of collecting 10,000 pounds of food during the annual, multi-community Kids in Motion Food Drive for the Calgary Food Bank. Children in the free YMCA Kids in Motion program volunteer in meaningful community projects and recreational activities. They gain self-confidence and leadership skills, and learn the value of community responsibility while staying active and having fun.

Southland Transportation joins the YMCA Kids in Motion Food Drive once again. Together they are challenging Calgarians to fill a big yellow school bus with food donations including healthy lunches for school-age kids.

WHO? Children from YMCA Kids in Motion program. Children aged 9 to 12 years old will be filling a Southland bus with thousands of food items for the Calgary Food Bank.
WHAT? Photo opportunity with YMCA Kids in Motion participants, Southland Transportation and Calgary Food Bank
WHEN? Thursday, August 15, 2013, 12pm-1pm
Photo and interview opportunities will be available with YMCA children, Southland Transportation, and Food Bank representatives.
WHERE? North Hill Mall parking lot along 16 Ave NW

About YMCA Calgary

YMCA Calgary is a charity dedicated to building healthy communities. For more than 110 years, YMCA Calgary has been committed to nurturing the potential of children, youth and families, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility within the community. For more information, please visit

About Southland Transportation

Southland Transportation Ltd. is committed to safety and service in the people transportation business. Southland operates school, charter, commuter and specialized transportation buses throughout Alberta. Its reputation for leadership and quality comes from the integrity and dedication of talented staff. It was the first school bus company in Canada to have its training program nationally recognized and certified by the Motor Carrier Passenger Council of Canada. Southland has won the annual Consumer Choice Award since 2008. For more information, visit

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