SOURCE: Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

October 31, 2016 13:16 ET

The giving season is in high gear at the Calgary Food Bank

CALGARY, AB --(Marketwired - October 31, 2016) - A list of Calgary Food Bank events and community food drives for the month of November:

Amble with Angus

Registration is now open for the December 5K fun run in support of the Children's Milk Program.

Stuff-a-Bus

Saturday, November 5 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All Calgary Co-op locations

The 24th annual Stuff-a-Bus is an event where transit buses are filled with food donations that will help Calgarians in need at this busy time of year.

Good Earth Coffeehouse Holiday Campaign

November 12 to December 31

Good Earth Coffeehouses across Canada are partnering with their local food bank for the 2016 holiday season by donating $1 from each sale of a Gingerbread Family plus collecting food donations. A delicious way to support the community!

Calgary Bach Society

Sunday, November 20 - 3 to 5 p.m.

Knox United Church - 506 4 Street SW

Come listen to the beautiful concert sounds brought to you once again by Calgary Bach Society. Both non-perishable and monetary donations will be accepted.

18 Wheels of Christmas

Friday, November 25 - 4 to 6 p.m.

Saturday, November 26 - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, November 27 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Save-On-Foods - 19489 Seton Crescent SE

The transportation industry in Alberta is organizing its 14th annual food drive in support of food banks. Last year the campaign set a record in Calgary, collecting 56 skids of food and more than $3,000.

The Great Sweater Run

Saturday, November 26 - 1:30 to 3 p.m.

South Glenmore Park - 8415 24 St SW

The third Annual Great Sweater Run is made up of a 10k, 5k and 2k fun run. Be sure to wear your ugliest Christmas sweater and bring your non-perishable donations.

Bearspaw Christmas Market

Saturday, November 26 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

RockPointe Church - 255024 Lochend Road NW

Join in on the 3rd Annual Crazy4Crafts Bearspaw Christmas Market at RockPointe Church. Admission is free when you bring a donation.

Santa at the Market

November 26 and 27 - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Calgary Farmers' Market - 510 77 Avenue SE

Get your picture taken with Santa when you bring a donation to the Calgary Food Bank. Come get in the spirit while showing your support for your community.

Knox United Carol Festival

November 26, 27 and 28 - 7 to 10 p.m.

Knox United Church - 506 4 Street SW

The Annual Carol Festival is back at Knox United to celebrate the season of giving through community and song. Join us for three evenings of caroling and the chance to give back this season.

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 29

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. After the sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, GivingTuesday is a time to celebrate and encourage activities that support charities and non-profits. Whether it's making a donation, volunteering time, helping a neighbour or spreading the word, GivingTuesday is a movement for everyone who wants to give something back.

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