of our clients are children
5% More than the national average 36%.
are single-parent households
1 in 5 parents skip meals so their children can eat.
only visited once in their lifetime
And 74% visited 3 times or less.
Emergency hampers given out per day
Agencies and programs received food
Food banks across Canada received food during emergencies
Volunteers donate their time every day
Every dollar donated allows us to distribute $5 worth of food. It costs us about $60 to feed a family of four for a week.
35,410 volunteers donated 105,951 hours of their time
The Calgary Food Bank welcomes over 130 volunteers per day
Every day, the volunteer to staff ratio is 3:1
During calls, we assess needs, book emergency food hampers and refer clients to agencies and resources
Numbers reflect the Calgary Food Bank’s fiscal year of Sept. 1, 2014 to Aug. 31, 2015.