Specialty Hampers

The Food Bank tries to meet the diverse nutritional needs of the Calgarians who rely on us in temporary crisis situations. Over the years we have expanded our food distribution to include:

 

Prenatal Hampers  'We Love Babies' sign with hampers

  • provided to low-income expectant mothers
  • clients are usually referred to the Food Bank by Best Beginnings
  • essentially, it is an Emergency Food Hamper with extra milk
  • this helps meet the increased nutritional needs of a pregnant woman

 

Baby Hampers 

  • distributed to families with children younger than 3 years old
  • provides baby food, formula, diapers and more to struggling new parents
  • helps ease the burden of parenthood in those difficult early months and years

 

Celiac Hampers

  • are available in small quantities to clients with Celiac Disease
  • include gluten-free items like soup, cereal, pasta, and bread
  • helps reduce both the anxiety and expenses of low-income Calgarians with Celiac Disease

 

By partnering with knowledgeable individuals and other service providers, the Food Bank is striving to meet the nutritional needs of all Calgarians.