Clocking in more than 25 years as a Food Bank volunteer, Fan Wong was one of the first volunteers to help in the Calgary Food Bank’s Baby Room — a distribution hub for diapers, formula and jarred baby food.
“The bottom line is helping,” Fran said. “Even if it’s on a temporary basis, it’s a good feeling to know that you’ve helped.”
Howdy partners! We are excited to kick off the 8th annual Put the Boots to Hunger campaign. Leading up to and during the Calgary Stampede, donations are collected under the BD&P Put the Boots to Hunger banner for the Calgary Food Bank. Pivotal to the unique fundraising initiative is the donation of BD&P’s chuckwagon tarp to the Calgary Food Bank.
In the eyes of some, today’s youth have a bad reputation. Rightly or wrongly, you can’t help but hear adults talk about “kids today.” You might have heard that videogames are making kids violent, Twitter is making them mean and rap music is turning them criminal.
Instead of the usual can of soup and box of pasta, one generous Calgarians donated a 69-second London Drugs shopping spree to the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank, which took place on Feb. 13 at the 130 Avenue SE London Drugs. The take away, after an exhaustive sprint through the store, was over $3,000 worth of food and beverages for ourclients.