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Give What You Can

Give What You Can

There has been a lot of chatter about donating money instead of food and we would like to set the record straight: give what you can (pun intended).

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Connecting to the food supply

Connecting to the food supply

Over 35 years ago, Calgary Food Bank founders recognized the importance of redirecting viable food to support the community. We continue to connect the dots through food gleaning direct from industry. We connect with food retailers to help them understand the importance of donating quality items; and we work with transportation companies to get the food where it needs to be.

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Fighting hunger and its root cause together

Fighting hunger and its root cause together

For many agencies in Calgary, food is a critical component of client support. But allocating resources to purchase food or source food donations is costly and time consuming, taking away from addressing the root causes of food insecurity. For 239 agency programs, the Calgary Food Bank’s Food Link program is their place to collect quality food and supplies.

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It’s more than a hamper or a meal, it’s inclusion.

It’s more than a hamper or a meal, it’s inclusion.

Calgary is a city of a million-plus people with an expanse of quadrants and communities. And within every neighborhood, there is someone in need. In an effort to create a hunger-free community, we must ensure that Food Hampers are accessible for families and individuals in various neighborhoods.

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Nourishing minds, bodies and spirits

Nourishing minds, bodies and spirits

May is Mental Health Awareness month and the Canadian Mental Health Association recognizes May 6-12 as Mental Health Week. With this topic being top-of-mind, we want to explore the link between mental health and food insecurity.

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In the spirit of reconciliation, the Calgary Food Bank acknowledges that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.
Calgary Food Bank
MAIN LOCATION (WAREHOUSE)

5000 11 Street SE
Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5

FOOD LINK

By appointment only
Monday to Friday: 8:30 – 11 am

LOADING DOCK, DOOR 3

Monday to Thursday: 8 am – 7:30 pm
Friday and Saturday: 8 am – 3 pm

HAMPER PICK-UP

By appointment only

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NEED FOOD?
CALL TO REQUEST A HAMPER
403-253-2055

Monday to Thursday: 8:15 am – 7 pm
Friday: 8:15 am – 4 pm

HAMPER PICK-UP
CALGARY FOOD BANK LOCATION

By appointment only
Monday to Thursday:
8 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 1:30 pm,
2 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 7:30 pm
Friday:
8 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 1:30 pm, 2 – 3:30 pm
Saturday: 9 – 11:30 am, 12:30 – 3 pm
Get the hours for our satellite locations.

Administration
ANNEX HOURS

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 4 pm

ANNEX LOCATION

5020 12A Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 5K9

CONNECT WITH US

Main line: 403-253-2059
Fax: 403-259-4240
info@calgaryfoodbank.com

HOLIDAY HOURS

THE CALGARY FOOD BANK IS CLOSED DECEMBER 25 to 28 and January 1 to 3.

There are revised hours for the warehouse, distribution, Food Link and administration. Please refer to our holiday hours page for our holiday hours. Happy Holidays.

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