In 1988, with the recession and the need for hamper at an all time high, Calgary’s mayor at the time, Ralph Klein, started the first-ever Mayor’s Christmas Food Drive.
We are often inspired by the generosity of youth in our community and we recently had the opportunity to meet Leadership student Brandon, who was working on his project: One Good Deed.
People often ask if it is better to give money or food. We say both. We could not possibly afford to purchase the amount of food we need in the course of a year, and we need funds to ensure we keep our doors open.
CTV Calgary truly believes in the non-profit organizations they support, and in bringing Calgary together for a common good. On November 15, 2017, National Philanthropy Day, we will celebrate CTV Calgary’s ‘love of mankind’!!