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403.253.2059 5000 11 St SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5

Fast Facts 2016

Distributed Enough Food For

9786

Meals and Snacks EVERY DAY of the year

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262 Emergency Hampers given out per day

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170,0932 Client Visits

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156 Volunteers donate their time every day

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37 Food banks across Canada received food during emergencies

Our Food Link Program partners and invests in

228

non-profit organizations and programs.

3000000

snacks and meals were served by these programs an initiatives last year.

Food insecure Calgarians give up meals to pay for:

Childcare

Rent

Utilities

Phone

Transportation

Medical Needs

Education

Vehicle Repairs

DID YOU KNOW: 

5-to-1

Volunteers are our lifeblood

41,988 volunteers donated 121,926 hours of their time

The Calgary Food Bank welcomes over 156 volunteers per day

Every day, the volunteer to staff ratio is 3:1

Every day we recieve
188+
phone calls on our Hamper Request Line.

During calls, we assess needs, book emergency food hampers and refer clients to agencies and resources

Who comes to the food bank?

  • Families
  • Individuals

Numbers reflect the Calgary Food Bank’s fiscal year of Sept. 1, 2015 to Aug. 31, 2016.