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Food Bank Events: November

Find out what events are going on this month, plus how to get involved and how to make a difference! We hope to see you there.

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How to save money on produce this month

Since the downturn, the Canadian dollar hasn't been at its best and a lot more things are more expensive than they used to be. Fresh produce, something has seen a price increase this year, is something we regularly import from all around the world.

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Former food bank clients hold benefit haunted house for neighbours in need

Halloween to most of us is all about having a good laugh, great candy and maybe a fun scare. But to Amanda Bennett and Daphne James, this year’s Halloween is about helping their community and giving back to a food bank that was once there for them.

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Food Bank Events: October

Find out what events are going on this month, plus how to get involved and how to make a difference! We hope to see you there.

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This client ‘thank you’ letter will warm your heart!

We often get asked to describe the kinds of people who come to the food bank. And, indignantly we always respond with: "Look in the mirror," because stereotypes don't work here. Our clients are our neighbours, friends, family members.

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Why harvest season is our favourite season!

Though we’re sad to see summer go, there is a gigantic silver lining for us and our clients — it’s harvest season! Which means that some of our local gardens like TransAlta’s POWER Garden, Chevron’s Garden of Eat’n, Grow Calgary and others will be making some pretty hefty donations of fresh produce!

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City Wide 2015 a huge success!

The beautiful chaos that is the annual City Wide Food Drive has come to an end for the 11th time and we couldn’t be happier with the results!

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20 Ugly (produce) ducklings turned into beautiful swans!

Food waste is our No. 1 enemy because it keeps food away from our clients. We sometimes act as the intermediary between the grocery store and the landfill and we couldn't be happy to help the environment and healthy Calgarians, too!

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