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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!

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Volunteer Opportunities

May

Broxburn Vegetables Farmer’s Market Booth
Every Sunday
Shifts: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Crossroads Farmer’s Market – 1235 26 Ave SE
We need 2 volunteers each shift to assist the Food Bank staff member with managing the Broxburn booth at the till and helping  customers with their bought product. Sunday produce and sales come to the Food Bank!

June

Culinary Race 2017
Saturday June 3, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Event is being held at 8 Ounce Coffee
#1, 4005 9st SE
2 volunteers to accept non-perishable food donations and thank donors.  This is an indoor event.  Street parking is available.

Boardwalk Rentals Stuff a Suite
Saturday June 3rd @ 12:45-5
116 Radcliffe Crescent SE
This is an outdoor event. 1-2 volunteers to accept monetary donations and issue tax receipts. Street parking available.

Lake Bonavista Community Association Pre-Stampede Breakfast
Saturday, June 17 @ 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
1401 Acadia Dr SE
2 volunteers to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, thank donors, and write tax receipts. This is an outdoor event. Free parking available on site.

Chaparral Residents Association Stampede Kick Off
Saturday June 24th, 2017 @ 8:30 am – Noon
225 Chaparral Dr SE
2 volunteers to accept non-perishable food donations and monetary donations, thank, donors and write tax receipts.

Devon Tower Put the Boots to Hunger
Thursday June 29th, 2017 @11:00 am -1:00 pm
400-3rd Ave SW (Main Floor Devon Tower)
2 volunteers to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, thank donors, and write tax receipts. Volunteers will also be weighing Food donations as they come in. This is an indoor event.

July

2017 Stampede Events

Calgary Japanese Community Association Stampede Breakfast
Saturday, July 8 @ 8:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
2236 29 St SW
2 volunteers to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, thank donors, and write tax receipts. This is an outdoor event. Free parking available on site.

Maxwell Southstar Realty Stampede Breakfast
Saturday July 8th, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am
20-8180 Macleod Tr South (North parking lot)
2 volunteers to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, thank donors, and write tax receipts. This is an outdoor event. Free parking available on site.

Calgary Mountainview Constituency – Dr. David Swann 13th Annual Stampede Breakfast
Saturday July 8th @8:30am- 11:00am
Hillhurst/Sunnyside Community Centre – 1320 5th Ave NW
2 volunteers to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, thank donors, and write tax receipts. This is an outdoor event. Free parking available on site but limited.

Calgary Japanese Community Association Stampede Breakfast
Saturday July 8th @ 8:45-11:30
2236 29th St SW
Need 2 volunteers to collect non-perishable food items and monetary donation. Thank donors and issue tax receipts.

Lutheran Church of the Cross Stampede Breakfast
Sunday July 9th, 2017 @10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10620 Elbow Drive SW
2 volunteers to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, thank donors, and write tax receipts. This is an outdoor event. Free parking available on site.

Pinebrook Golf & Country Club Stampede Breakfast
Sunday July 9th @ 9:00 am -1:00pm
166 Pinebrook Way SW
2 volunteers to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, thank donors, and write tax receipts. This is an outdoor event. Free parking available on site. Golf Attire Required

Bentall Kennedy South Industrial Stampede Lunch
Tuesday July 11th @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
5251 48th Ave SE
2 volunteers to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, thank donors, and write tax receipts. This is an outdoor event. Street parking.  Lunch will be provided

24th Annual GWL Stampede Breakfast
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
6:30 am – 9:30 am
Gulf Canada Square- 401 9 Ave SW
2 volunteers needed to collect monetary donations, thank donors and issue tax receipts. This is an indoor event.

MINAS Brazilian Steakhouse 3rd Annual Stampede Breakfast
Wednesday July 12th @8:30am to 11 am
MINAS Brazilian Steakhouse – 136 2nd St SW
1 Volunteer needed to collect  non-perishable food items and cash.  Thank donors.  This is an outdoor event. Paid parking or Public Transit.

Bentall Kennedy Tenant Stampede Breakfast
Thursday July 13th @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
6401 5th Ave SW
1 volunteer to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, thank donors, and write tax receipts. This is an outdoor event. Public Transit or paid parking.

Imperial Oil Stampede Breakfast
Friday, July 14 @ 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
505 Quarry Park Blvd SE
2 volunteers to accept non-perishable and monetary donations, thank donors, and write tax receipts. This is an indoor event. Free parking available on site.

Calgary Farmers Market- Chili Cook Off
Friday July 14 & Saturday July 15
10:15am- 3:00pm (or while supplies last)
Calgary Farmers Market – 510 77 Ave SE
6 volunteers needed (each day) to help with collecting food and monetary donations and hand out samples of chili from the vendors competing in this years’ Chili Cook Off competition.

Purolator Tackle Hunger Game Day – Gates
Saturday, July 22, 2017
4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (estimated)
McMahon Stadium – 1817 Crowchild Trail NW
Volunteers needed to accept non-perishable and monetary donations as spectators enter McMahon Stadium at Gates: NW (3), NE (2), SE (2), SW (3), and 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.

Country Hills Golf and Country Club- Ladies Tournament
Saturday, July 22, 2017
10:45 am- 1:15 pm
1334 Country Hills Blvd. NW
2 volunteers needed to collect non-perishable and monetary donations, thank donors and issue tax receipts. Volunteers will be inside. *Please note that there is a dress code in effect. Parking is available onsite.