403-253-2059 | info@calgaryfoodbank.com
Community owned. Community Supported.

Special events

From community food drives to holiday themed fundraisers to creating structures from food, we have it all. Donate, volunteer or attend one of our many events through out the year that support the work we do. Or get creative and host your own event to help feed YYC!

Community owned. Community Supported.

Special events

From community food drives to holiday themed fundraisers to creating structures from food, we have it all. Donate, volunteer or attend one of our many events through out the year that support the work we do. Or get creative and host your own event to help feed YYC!

Canstruction
MARCH

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 to the Food Bank.

Friends Helping Friends
April

Friends Helping Friends

Friends Helping Friends is an annual Spring-time food and fund drive engaging all Calgary Safeway and Sobeys locations, CTV staff, and dozens of Food Bank volunteers for the month of April. To date the campaign has raised over $2.5 million to help Calgarians in need.

Bare Bottom Diaper Drive
May

Bare Bottom Diaper Drive

In 2013 an amazing Food Bank volunteer wanted to address a need in the community: diaper costs in food insecure families. During the month of May Calgarians can donate opened or unopened packages of diapers at participating locations around Calgary.

Empty Bowl Benefit Paint Day
May

Empty Bowl Benefit

This event brings together local personalities to support the Food Link Program. Everyone from your favourite news anchor to local artists get creative by painting a one-of-a-kind ceramic bowl. These unique bowls, filled with goodies, will be auctioned off to the highest bidder.

Pancake Breakfast - Put the Boots to Hunger
July

Put the boots to hunger

All around the city, for the 10 days of Stampede, companies, and communities organize food and fundraising events for the Calgary Food Bank. The second initiative of this campaign is the donation of the of Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP’s (BD&P) chuckwagon tarp.

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.

Mayor's Food Drive
November-December

Mayor’s Food Drive

Businesses, students and communities come together with Mayor Naheed Nenshi to support the 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.

CBC Calgary Food Drive
December

CBC Christmas Food Drive

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.

Event Calendar
Year-Round

Event Calendar

Community food drives, foodie events, art events, holiday themed fundraisers, we have it all. Get the full list of community events and food drives on our event calendar. Events that are open to the public will be posted on the calendar.

Engage your community

Host a Fundraiser

Host your own event in support of the food bank and help feed YYC. Food and funds can be raised in many different ways – host a food drive, ask for donations at an established event or party, the possibilities are endless.

Young ladies presenting donation to the Calgary Food Bank
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Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5

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

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