A BITE OF INFORMATION
BLOGs and news
A recent project by our Research Team explored how changes in social assistance and economic factors influence Calgary Food Bank usage.
The winter report discusses a touching client story, celebrates our long service volunteers, and an update from the interim president.
Learn how you can minimize food waste this holiday season.
The Calgary Food Bank takes food safety very seriously. We monitor the temperature of our fridges, freezers, and trucks, we have handwashing stations throughout the building, and Quat sanitizers are plentiful for clean workstations.
Research has demonstrated that the more severe a household’s food insecurity is, the greater their odds are of experiencing adverse mental health outcomes.
Throughout the Weekends And More program review, we have been working with Céileann Regan and Charity Alcocer, two Public Health Dietitians to better understand food insecurity among students and their families, and the strengths and challenges associated with school backpack programs.
We sort donations big and small, and separate them into different recycling and reclamation areas, with a goal of less than 10% going to the landfill.
The fall report discusses how we feed, lead, and connect through our employees, renovations, volunteers, and partnerships.
It has been a little over a month since we’ve completed the major portion of renovations to our emergency food hamper distribution area. We spoke with our Logistics and Inventory Manager, Mike, to understand the process for designing and implementing these renovations, as well as learn more about what’s to come.