Urgent call out for Volunteers

The Calgary Food Bank is looking for operations volunteers from now until mid-January. 

There are two times for shifts at our warehouse: 

8:15AM until 11:30AM 
and 12:30PM to 3:00PM

If you live downtown and would like to help, we need volunteers at our offsite downtown Depot location for Thursdays and Fridays (10AM - 11:30AM) on an on-going basis. 

"Flash Fiction" (based on the Tarantino film)

A theatre version of Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" film is being shown at the University of Calgary from August 13 - 23. 

4 volunteers are needed to collect funds in support of the Food Bank and join the costumed cast in a walk from Eau Claire to Stephen Ave to promote their performance. The shift is from 3:00 - 6:00pm.

Five Hole For Food

Five Hole for Food is an annual coast-to-coast tour that plays ball hockey for local food banks. We are looking for 4 volunteers to help out with registration and collecting donations. We also need 4 volunteers to be our streem team, handing out water to players, helping to promote the event and being friendly ambassadors for the Calgary Food Bank. Check out the Five Hole for Food website to learn more about the tour: Five Hole For Food website.


Canstruction Jr. Take Down

CANstruction Junior will be building a lifesized Dodge Ram 3500 truck. We need 3 volunteers to help de-canstruct the structure and load the food into crates and loaded on to the Food Bank truck.

Shift time:
Sunday - 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM (3 volunteers needed) 

6th Annual Chili Cook Off

Ready, set, cook! It's the 6th annual Chili Cook Off at the Calgary Farmers' Market. 

First and foremost, volunteers will be handing out chili samples to guests at the market. These samples will be part of a competition for Best Chili, so volunteers will also collect voting ballots. Volunteers will be ambassadors for the Food Bank and be a shining example of how we all work together to create a hunger-free community. 

Share your YYC Flood Story

Whether a volunteer experience or a recipient of donations, the impact of the Calgary Food Bank reaches far and wide, and contributes to many life changing moments. 

Accepting help is one of the bravest things we can do. Giving of our time and talent is one of the most generous things we can do. Inspire others with your story and help us change lives! 


Taste the Market

The Farmers' Market is celebrating the start of the growing season with an event showcasing food, live music, beer and wine. 

There will also be a food competition, proceeds from which will go to the Calgary Food Bank. 

Please note: Volunteers for this event be 18 years or older. 

Corporate Philanthropy with CBC Calgary and Suncor

CBC Calgary and Suncor energy have been helping feed Calgarians for 27 years. They come together every Christmas in support of the Calgary Food Bank. Raising a million dollars annually, these two teams work together to create some big results. 



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