Charity Challenge

Calgary Corporate Challenge provides fun, engaging team-building events throughout the year, highlighted by the annual Calgary Corporate Challenge September Games. The Charity Challenge component gives teams a series of opportunities to give and engage in meaningful ways so they can do good and be good (and also earn points in the standings). We are excited to be celebrating 19 years of being a Calgary Corporate Challenge Charity partner. Since 2005, more than $515,000 in food and funds has been raised by Calgary Corporate Challenge participants to help feed YYC.



GIVE More (1 point)

While we do rely on the generous donations of shelf stable items to fill our hampers, everyone deserves a full, wholesome and nutritious meal. We are looking for donations to supplement the cost of fresh food that we purchase to service our community. A gift of $550 will roughly help us purchase 50 packs of 400grams of meat, 50 2L containers of milk and 50 dozen eggs. We encourage you to donate online at, you can also donate through Benevity, if doing so please advise that we can expect the donation through that route. Also, donations can be made VIA cheque and with dropped off, our mailed to our office location at 5020 12A St SE, Calgary AB T2G 5K9 ATTN: Sarah Stephens. Please specify that the cheque is for Calgary Corporate Challenge and the Company supporting it. The minimum to receive this point is $550. If donating collected funds please include a list with name, email, mailing address and donation amount with the cheque, so we can accurately issue tax receipts.

Alternatively, we can currently seeking to build up resources for out WAM program, this program supports school aged children and as such has very specific requirements. these correspond by nutrition guidelines. The minimum donation to receive your point is as follows. Please note they must be exact, brand and flavour specific:

1. Quaker Instant oats – maple brown sugar (10 boxes of 18 packets per box)

2. Quaker instant oats – apple & cinnamon (10 boxes of 18 packets per box)

3. Motts apple sauce – original unsweetened (20 packs of 6 cups)

4. Annie’s Home grown Macaroni & Cheese (40 boxes)- original not gluten free.

You can make food donations at our warehouse location at 5000 11 St SE, Calgary AB T2H 2Y5 from 9-5 Monday through Friday. All food donations must measure the full weight requirement. Again, please specify when dropping off Calgary Corporate Challenge and the associated Company

Please note, we use Canada Helps to facilitate our online donations. Once your donation is made you will automatically receive a receipt to your email from Canada Helps.

Bonus Point (1 point)

1) Double up on your cash donation, a gift of $1100 will get you team a bonus point!

2) Make your volunteer opportunity a hat trick! complete 3 volunteer shifts during CCC to receive that extra point!

Give Awareness (1 point)

The Calgary Food Bank is SO much more than dry pasta and tinned vegetables. Our organization not only provides emergency hampers, but also hope, opportunities, connections and the promise of a brighter tomorrow.

Find out more about the services we provide, the community partners we support and the demographics we serve buy attending a pop-in Q&A session. The lunch drop ins are intended to be an informal (roughly 15 minute) introduction to our mission. Come prepared with questions, our knowledgeable staff will be happy answer!

Sessions will be conveniently held at Urban Fare (101-906 16 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0T3)

Wednesday May 31- 11-2pm

Wednesday June 21- 11-2pm

Wednesday August 16- 11-2pm

There are the days of learning available where you can pop by on your lunch hour when best fits your schedule, make sure to save time to grab a lunch or snack from the store while you are here! Please RSVP to with your date and a rough estimate of your arrival time.

Alternatively you can choose to take our quick 9 question quiz, all answers can be found by going through our website. Quiz can be accessed by emailing

Give Back (1 point)

Volunteers account for 39% of the Calgary Food Bank’s workforce. We see 175 volunteers a day, carrying-out 25 unique roles- this has contributed to 104,343 hours of time last year alone! our organization would simply not exist without the time and talent of our dedicated volunteers, so we are offering you the opportunity to be a part of this amazing team!

1 point given for group volunteer session (2.5-hour shifts) minimum number of participants is 4, maximum is determined by the availability of selected time slot. To book your slot please contact volunteer resources at:


P: 403-253-2059, Ext. 2

IMPORTANT: please specify that you are volunteering as part of Calgary Corporate Challenge and include you affiliation

Calgary Food Bank Volunteer

Get In Touch

Contact Sarah Stephens at 403-253-2059 ext. 292 or by email

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

5000 11 Street SE
Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5


By appointment only
Monday to Friday: 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Donation Centre, Door 7

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Friday and Saturday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm


Monday to Thursday: 8:15 am – 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:15 am – 4:00 pm


By appointment only.



Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm


5020 12A Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 5K9


Main line: 403-253-2059


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