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Special Events Volunteering

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The Calgary Food Bank puts on hundreds of food drives and fundraising events throughout the city every year!

Check out opportunities and consider volunteering your time at a special event!

Current Volunteer Opportunities

June

*Norton Rose Fulbright Client Family Movie Event This Weekend
Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 8:45 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Cineplex East Hills (205 East Hills Blvd SE)
2 volunteers are needed to accept donations, thank donors, and issue tax receipts. Volunteers are invited to enjoy the presented movie after. Free public parking is available on site.

Sheraton Eau Claire7 Days of Giddy Up Chili Cook-Off
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Flower & Wolf Restaurant at the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire (255 Barclay Parade SW)
1 or 2 volunteers are needed to accept donations, thank donors, and issue tax receipts.
Calgary Transit is recommended. Paid parking available is available at volunteer’s expense.

Broxburn Vegetables Booth
Every Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 12:30p.m. to 5 p.m.
Crossroads Market 1235 26 Ave SE
One volunteer is needed for each shift.

Calgary Stampede & PUT THE BOOTS TO HUNGER Events

Calgary Stampede
The Calgary Food Bank has been selected to provide volunteers at this year’s Calgary Stampede to sell tickets through the Rotary Club.  If you are interested there are multiple shifts.  Please use the Login Information provided below.
Signup User Account Login Information:
Website: http://slimprod.calgarystampede.com/login.php?cboid=3
Userid: calgary_food_bank
Password: Calgary_Food_Ban (there is no k)
Please note you will be picking up gate passes at the Calgary Food Bank and will be notified of pick up dates as soon as possible.  If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to email Angela Irwin at airwin@calgaryfoodbank.com or call 403-319-0830.

Calgary Stampede Caravan Committee Pancake Breakfast Marlborough Mall 2018
Saturday July 7, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
310, 433 Marlborough Way NE, Calgary
Two volunteers are needed to accept non-perishable and monetary donations during the stampede breakfast event. This position will be required to assist in setting up the pop-up tent and table.
This is an outdoor position. Free parking is available on site.

Calgary Stampede Caravan Committee CrossIron Mills Mall Stampede Breakfast 2018
Monday July 9, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
261055 Crossiron Blvd, Rocky View County
Two volunteers are needed to accept non-perishable and monetary donations during the stampede breakfast event.
This is an outdoor position. Free parking is available on site.

Calgary Stampede Caravan Committee CrossIron Mills Mall Stampede Breakfast 2018
Monday July 9, 2018 from 7:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
261055 Crossiron Blvd, Rocky View County
Five volunteers are needed to assist with the Stampede breakfast, duties will include, having out pancakes, plates, cutlery, etc.
This is an outdoor position. Free parking is available on site.

Industrial Properties Stampede BBQ 2018 – QuadReal Property Group LP
Tuesday July 10, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
6403 48 Street SE, Calgary
One volunteer is needed to accept non-perishable and monetary donations during the stampede lunch event.
This is an outdoor position. Free street parking is available on site.

Triovest Realty Advisors Sovereign Centre Stampede Lunch 2018
Wednesday July 11, 2018 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
6700 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary
One volunteer is needed to accept non-perishable and monetary donations during the stampede breakfast event.
This is an outdoor position. Free parking is available onsite.

Bentall Kennedy Quarry Park Tenant Stampede Lunch 2018
Wednesday July 11, 2018 from 10:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
109 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary
One volunteer is needed to accept non-perishable and monetary donations during the stampede lunch event.
This is an outdoor position. Free parking is available on site.

Triovest Realty Advisors Keynote Office Tower 1 Stampede Breakfast 2018
Thursday July 12, 2018 from 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
1100 1 St SW, Calgary
One volunteer is needed to accept non-perishable and monetary donations during the stampede breakfast event.
This is an outdoor position. Paid street parking and public transit are available at the volunteer’s expense.

Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Stampede Breakfast 2018
Thursday July 12, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
888 3 St SW, Calgary
Two volunteers are needed to accept non-perishable and monetary donations during the stampede lunch event.
This is an outdoor position. Paid street parking and public transit available.

Calgary Farmers Market Chili Cook Off
Friday July 13th 10:15 am to 3:00 pm
510 77th Ave SE
3 volunteers needed to describe and hand out chili to be voted on.
1 volunteer to accept donations, both Food and Monetary and to hand out ballots.
Volunteers will receive vouchers for lunch.
This is an outdoor position

July

Purolator Tackle Hunger Game Day
Saturday July 21, from 6pm to 10 pm (estimated)
McMahon Stadium – 1817 Crowchild Trail NW
4 volunteers needed to count funds collected at the Stampeders game.  Please note: This is an indoor position and requires a current criminal record check. Complimentary game tickets are available to all volunteers.

Purolator Tackle Hunger Game Day
Saturday July 21, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm (estimated)
McMahon Stadium – 1817 Crowchild Trail NW
Volunteers needed to accept non-perishable and monetary donations as spectators enter McMahon Stadium at Gates: NE (2), SE (2), SW (2) & R&W (2).  Please note: This is an outdoor position so please dress for the weather. This position may require long periods of standing and some lifting. Complimentary game tickets available to all volunteers.

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