SOURCE: Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

April 27, 2016 12:37 ET

May Events

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - April 27, 2016) - A list of Calgary Food Bank events and community food drives for the month of May.

YYC Taco Fiesta
April 29 - May 5
Over 30 restaurants participating around Calgary
A six-day long festival celebrating possibly the greatest food on the planet -- tacos! Food donations are accepted at local participating restaurants. 

Bare Bottoms Diaper Drive
Various locations city-wide
Did you know that the Calgary Food Bank accepts donations of both new and opened packages of diapers? This month, the Food Bank is aiming to raise awareness of diaper need with several drop-off locations for diaper donations.

16th Annual Empty Bowl Benefit
One week only from Wednesday, May 4 at 9 a.m. to Wednesday, May 11 until 9 p.m.
This online auction features painted bowls from real-life artists to your favourite news anchor in support of Food Link, the Calgary Food Bank program that provides quality food to over 130 agencies in Calgary. Happy bidding!

Highlander Wine & Spirits Give Back Day
Wednesday, May 4
For one day, 20% of Highlander's online sales will go to the Calgary Food Bank as part of their 'Give Back Day.'

Western Canada High School Hunger Week
Wednesday, May 11 at 12 p.m.
Western Canada High School (641 17 Ave SW)
The school's Leadership Committee students are raising awareness and money for the Calgary Food Bank with a CANstruction-themed event.

AMA Shred-It Events

Saturday, May 7 -- @ 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cardel Theatre (180 Quarry Park Blvd SE)

Saturday, May 14 -- @ 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mount Royal University Parking Lot B (4825 Mount Royal Gate SW)

Saturday, May 28 -- @ 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sir Winston Churchill High School (5220 Northland Drive NW)

Protect yourself against identity theft and help the community when you bring your items to shred, along with a donation to the Food Bank.

Catelli's Help Us Feed Hope campaign
To May 31
For every share or free download of Catelli's Pasta to the Rescue cookbook or its recipes, and for every box of CATELLI® pasta purchased in store, Catelli will donate pasta to food banks across Canada. You can also meet the cookbook's featured chefs in person! On Wednesday, May 25 at 11 a.m., Calgary Chef Flegel will be at the Calgary Food Bank (5000 11 St SE) to help unload a special delivery of Catelli® pasta.

Contact Information

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