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…
Throughout the Weekends And More program review, we have been working with Céileann Regan and Charity Alcocer, two Public Health Dietitians to better understand food insecurity among students and their families, and the strengths and challenges associated with school backpack programs.