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Today is Grocery Hero Day! We are extremely proud and incredibly grateful of the connection with our more than 100 grocery store partners, including Sobeys, Safeway, Save On Foods, Calgary Co-op, Superstore, No Frills, Costco and Walmart. It is a great honour to work with so many dedicated employees that understand the importance of giving back.
Our Food Share Program and is critical for many food banks in the province, and even across the country, in helping alleviate hunger in their communities.
Diapers are not a luxury. They are a critical part of a baby’s life but for parents already struggling to make ends meet, the cost can be overwhelming. This month we look at the importance of helping our most vulnerable during the Bare Bottoms Diaper Drive.
To mark National Volunteer Week, we had some one-on-one chats with a few of the people who give back during these difficult times so fellow Calgarians can get the food support they need.
Like many serious and monumental moments in history, many of us remember where we were and what we were doing when we realized that COVID-19 was going to disrupt life as we knew it. The Calgary Food Bank is no exception. When we look back, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s remarkable what we have been able to accomplish.
Let’s have a heart-to-heart conversation about what’s really making us happy as we mark another month enduring the Coronavirus Pandemic. In “normal” years the cold winter months have us turning inside and inward but this past year; seclusion has taken on a whole new meaning.