Special Events

 Attend, donate or volunteer! 

Host A Fundraiser
year round

Host your own event

You can hold your own personal and unique event. We’ve made it easy to get involved with the support or the events team!

Bare Bottom Diaper Drive
May & June

Bare Bottoms Diaper Drive

Generous Calgarians and businesses come together each May to collect diapers, baby food and formula. We rely on donations of diapers and designated funds for the more than 10,000 families.

Canstruction
Spring & Summer

Grow-a-row

Large or small, every donation from a garden makes an incredible impact. It is critical to eat well when you are in crisis so when we can give fresh garden vegetables it tells someone they matter. It’s fresh from the heart! 

Pancake Breakfast - Put the Boots to Hunger
July

Put the boots to hunger

Our annual Stampede food and fundraiser, Put the Boots to Hunger, brings together the community during the 10 days of Stampede to help stomp out hunger during the summer months.

City-Wide Food Drive
September

City-Wide Food Drive

For one week every September volunteers deliver hundreds of thousands of donation bags to the front doors of homes across the city. Generous Calgarians then fill those bags with healthy, nutritional, and much needed non-perishable food that is picked up by volunteers.

Stuff a bus cover
November

Stuff a bus

Volunteers from the City of Calgary Transit, Annie Banister Girl Guides, and the Calgary Food Bank collect donations from Calgary Co-op location and fill up buses with much needed food items.

Major at the warehouse
November-December

Mayor’s Food Drive

Businesses, students and communities come together with Mayor Jyoti Gondek to support the Calgary Food Bank. The Mayors Food Drive collects important food and funds for families and individuals in need during the holidays and into the New Year.

Running
December

CBC Make The Season Kind

CBC Calgary partners with the Calgary Food Bank to fill every plate in Calgary during the holiday season. Donate food and funds throughout the month of December at one of the many events supporting the CBC Food Bank Drive.

Canstruction
april & october

Canstruction®

Canstruction® brings together teams of engineers, designers, architects, and builders to create extraordinary structures out of non-perishable food items. The structures are judged, exhibited to the public and then de-canstructed, with food going into hampers.

Running
year round

Calgary corporate challenge

Participate in fun, engaging team-building events throughout the year. The challenge component gives teams a series of opportunities to give and engage in meaningful ways and also earn points.

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: 8:00 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

CALL TO REQUEST A HAMPER
403-253-2055

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

Or book online

 

Administration
ANNEX HOURS

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

ANNEX LOCATION

5020 12A Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 5K9

CONTACT

Reception: 403-253-2059
info@calgaryfoodbank.com

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