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.
A robust process for assessing, onboarding, and managing potential Satellite Locations has been developed to ensure the network of locations meet the needs of as many clients in need as possible and in the most sustainable way.
We revamped the process and have now initiated a more client centric, trauma-informed way to guide clients to supports beyond food. Today we have trained Referral & Resource volunteers who call clients that opt for follow-up.
The Calgary Food Bank in collaboration with the Calgary Co-op launched a food rescue program and it is wildly successful.
A volunteer-led group called the Ukrainian Humanitarian Aid Committee of St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor which is supported by a collaborative of resettlement organizations, is offering services to Ukrainian newcomers and we’re there…
The Calgary Food Bank has been a charity partner for 18 years, and to date, more than 80 businesses have supported us with food, funds and supplies, such as diapers, totaling $564,277.