Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

November 17, 2014 18:15 ET

Mayor's Christmas Food Drive Kick-off

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2014) - There will be some serious competition this Friday afternoon, with corporate and media teams vying for the coveted Gold Shopping Cart Award.

The kick-off event for the Mayor's Annual Christmas Food Drive has become a friendly competition where teams race to fill their shopping cart, use food items to construct a food structure while being judged for their creativity and team spirit.

Mayor's Annual Christmas Food Drive Kick-off & Challenge
Friday, November 21, 12:30 PM - 1:30PM
12:30PM Mayor arrives, opening comments & competition begins with teams racing down the aisles collecting food
1:15PM Judging
1:25PM Mayor announces winner & closes event
Location: Canada Safeway Aspen location (375 Aspen Glen Landing SW)

The 26th Annual Mayor's Christmas Food Drive runs through Dec 24th, 2014.

In 2013, the campaign total was more than $685,000 in food & funds.

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Contact Information

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