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Remember when the 2016 Calgary Stampede Parade Marshals were Paul Brandt and Jann Arden? They were quickly coined ‘PB&J’… and we had an idea. Peanut butter was, and still is, one of our most-needed items. It’s a favourite of all ages […]
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Imagine starting every day hungry and unable to focus or think about anything other than a growling stomach or a pounding head. Unfortunately, this reality exists for some children in Calgary. Last year, over 65,700 children made up 39 per […]
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Kindness and generosity abound in Calgary. We are known for it. So we wanted to share this  heart-warming letter and donation we recently received.  A touching example of kindness – helping someone and not expecting anything in return. Read how […]
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Calgary Food Bank by Shawna Ogston - 1w ago

‘How does your garden grow?’ may be the line from an English nursery rhyme, but it is also a call to find out how your grow-a-row is coming along! Now that we have had some rain, some sun and now some heat, […]
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Hunger doesn’t take a holiday and unfortunately some students who rely on breakfast or lunch programs at school may not receive the same food access during their summer break. So every year a number of child and youth servicing agencies plus […]
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Calgary Food Bank by Calgary Food Bank - 1w ago

Calgary is an incredibly diverse, interesting and often surprising metropolitan.  And still in many ways we’re a small, tight-knit community that will come together to help one another.  We are looking back at this 2013 infographic that breaks our 1 […]
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A baby uses on average eight diapers a day which adds up to more than 2,800 diapers a year. Now what if you were always short of diapers? This is the unfortunate reality for one in five Calgary moms, who […]
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Every year, hundreds of volunteers grow vegetables for the Calgary Food Bank. Generous donations from volunteer and community gardens bring in more than 50,000 pounds annually. When you consider that the Calgary Food Bank distributes over 5,000 hampers a month, […]
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There may be a myriad of reasons why many Canadians do not submit their income tax forms – from illness to language barriers – but did you know that you may be missing out on certain benefits simply because you […]
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The program was created in co-operation with our food industry partners who looked for ways to broaden their donations to other groups in Calgary. Since we have the community connections and the capacity to handle bulk food donations, it was a natural […]
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