In the News Archives


May - August

August 23     Food Bank expects Calgarians cash strapped from flood will need its services this fall  (Calgary Sun)

August 15     Kids collect 8,000 pounds in donations for the Calgary Food Bank  (Calgary Journal)

August 10     Another food collection record falls at Stampeders game  (660 News)

July 18          Fike's times improve at Stampede  (Cochrane Eagle)

July 17          Playing street hockey to fight hunger  (Calgary Journal)

July 1             Food donations critically needed to aid Calgary flood victims  (Metro News)

July 1             City issues plea for food donations as pressure on food bank expected to continue  (Calgary Herald)

July 1             Calgarians urged to donate to food bank  (Sun News) 

June 30          Food shortage after floods  (The Loop)

June 27          Food Bank still in need of donations to help flood victims  (660 News)

June 25          Purolator provides support to Canadians in Southern Alberta (The Wall Street Journal)

June 25          Food Bank needs donations to put together hampers for flood victims  (660 News)

June 16          Western-themed Angus Cattle Run to provide Calgary Food Bank milk and baby formula  (Calgary Sun)

May 23           Re:  Food Banks Are Not a Solution, May 16-22, 2013  (FFWD)

May 21           Vegetable garden in SW plans to fill food bank hampers  (660 News)

May 16           Food banks are not a solution  (FFWD)

May 12           Bare Bottoms Diaper Drive collects 20,000 diapers  (CBC News)

May 7             Grow Calgary aims to supply fresh produce to food bank  (Metro Calgary)

May 4              Diaper drive hopes to meet demand in Calgary  (CBC News)

May 2              Calgary Food Bank and Repo Centre work together  (Shaw TV)

May 2              Calgary Food Bank Auction  (Global BC)

January - April

April 19           Top Calgary chefs pair food with philanthropy  (Calgary Herald)

April 18           Hunger Awareness Week: Superstore  (Calgary Shaw TV)

April 18           Empty Bowl Benefit: Rob Cote  (Calgary Shaw TV)

April 18           Empty Bowl Benefit 2013  (Calgary Shaw TV)

April 16           Calgary students buck Bermuda Shorts Day trend with outreach work  (Metro News)

March 27        The Calgary Food Bank's incredible volunteers  (

March 27         Sponsors stampede to feed Alberta  (Western Wheel)

March 27         Fike's canvas fetches $130,000 at Stampede auction  (Cochrane Eagle)

March 21         To whom it may concern:  CANstruction 2013  (Calgary City News Blog)

March 20         Inspirational contributions to the Calgary Food Bank  (CTV)

March 19         Food Bank salutes strength of volunteers  (CTV)

March 19         Thousands of cans of tuna, an Angry Bird and some unique art  (Calgary Herald)

March 17         CANstruction Calgary  (Shine Fm Blog)

March 14         Gizmos and Gadgets at Southcentre Mall  (660 News)

March 11         Food Bank unites engineering and artistry  (Beatroute)

February 21     Startup of the week - Sponsor Energy  (Calgary Herald)

February 7       Calgary Food Bank hosts several fun events  (Calgary Beacon)

February 4       Students create food sculptures for Calgary's Food Bank  (Calgary Board of Education)

January 24       Celiacs can't afford to be gluten-free  (The Calgary Journal)

January 15      105 lbs of food donated from "The Dog & Duck Gets Hungry" show  (Jenavive - Blog Archives)

January 8         Employees get creative in how they give back  (Ottawa Citizen)

January 4         With Christmas rush over, Mountain of Food Music Festival aims to bridge gap  (Calgary Herald)