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Charity Challenge

Calgary Corporate Challenge provides fun, engaging team-building events throughout the year, highlighted by the annual Calgary Corporate Challenge September Games. This event encompasses a series of giving opportunities and engagement opportunities, as presented by Calgary Corporate Challenge’s charity partners. Since 2005, more than $305,000 in food and funds has been raised by Calgary Corporate Challenge participants for the Food Bank. All tangible donations will ONLY be accepted at the Charity Challenge Drop Off on Saturday, September 26, 2020.

GIVE BACK | GIVE AWARENESS | GIVE GOODS | GIVE FUNDS | GIVE MORE

Build 5 Weekends and More Hampers

Give Goods (1 point)

Build 5 baby hampers

Give More (1 point)

Calgary Corporate Challenge Charity Challenge - Give Goods - WAM  Hamper Items

The Weekends and More Program was created in partnership with the Calgary Board of Education to provide students who rely on weekday school food programs nutritious food on the weekends. The average retail cost of a single hamper is $30.

This checklist is inclusive and calculated to fill five hampers.
DONATE ITEMS TO BUILD FIVE WEEKENDS AND MORE HAMPERS

10 bottles Milk 2 Go (shelf-stable and single serve)
10 boxes Annie’s Macaroni and Cheese
5 cans chicken noodle soup (ready to serve / Sodium = %15 or Less / not condensed)
10 packets Seeds of Change Rice with Beans (Sodium = %15 or Less)
30 packets Quaker Instant Oatmeal (single serve and any flavour)
10 packets tuna and crackers kit (single serve)
10 packets dried fruit or veggie chips (snack sized / Sugar = < 8g)
10 cups/pouches unsweetened apple sauce (any flavour)

Weekends and More Hamper items will be accepted at the Charity Challenge Donation Drop Off Event on Saturday, September 26, 2020.   

Calgary Corporate Challenge Charity Challenge - Give More - Baby Hamper Items

Baby hampers are provided as part of the Emergency Food Hamper Program. They are available for children up to 12 months old, and include diapers, formula and/or baby food to ensure.The average retail cost of a single hamper is $105.

This checklist is inclusive and calculated to fill five hampers.
DONATE ITEMS TO BUILD FIVE BABY HAMPERS
100+ Size 6 disposable diapers
100+ Size 5 disposable diapers
5 packages of wipes (100 per pack)
10 cans Stage 1 baby formula (850-900g) Preferred Formula Brands:   Enfamil A+®, NESTLÉ® Good START®, or Parent’s Choice
80 pouches Stage 3 baby food with meat and vegetable (100-150mL)
20 pouches Stage 3 baby food with fruit (100-150mL)
10 bags Stage 3 baby cereal (200-250g)

Baby Hamper will be accepted at the Charity Challenge Donation Drop Off Event on Saturday, September 26, 2020.   

 

donate to the weekends and more program

Give Funds (1 point)

A donation of $250 will support 20 elementary
school students in Calgary.

About the program

Together with the Calgary Board of Education we recognize that students who rely on food programs during the week, may need nutritious food on the weekends. Students in the Weekends and More Program are identified by their teacher, counsellor or resource worker. They receive nutritious hampers containing two days’ worth of kid-friendly food that discreetly fit into a backpack. You can help the Weekends and More Program and ensure hunger is not a barrier to learning.

Use the form to make your donation online or mail a cheque to:
Calgary Food Bank
Attn: Tara Wenzel
5000 11 Street SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5

Please include your Company Name to ensure your team receives your points.

SUPPORT KIDS WITH A DONATION

A total team donation of $250 is required to receive your point. Please include in the comments your company name.

LEARN ABOUT THE Calgary Food Bank

Give Awareness
(1 point)

Attend the presentation – Option A

Schedule your team of four (minimum) for the presentation.
Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 6 pm
Cardel Theatre – 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE
REGISTER TODAY

Tour the Calgary Food Bank – Option B

Register your team of four (minimum) for a tour of the food bank. See registration for available times.
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Calgary Food Bank – 5000 11 Street SE
REGISTER TODAY

GIVE BACK WITH THE CALGARY FOOD BANK

Give Back (1 point)

Volunteer with us – Option C

PLEASE NOTE: The volunteer opportunity is temporarily unavailable in light of COVID-19 and social distancing precautions. 

Schedule your team of four (minimum) for a volunteer shift. Volunteer shifts must be completed by Friday, September 18, 2020 to qualify for the Give Back point.

Volunteers are required to complete the on-line Health and Safety Training prior to the shift. Volunteers need to be able to lift up to 40 pounds and stand for up to 3.5 hours. The minimum age to volunteer is 16 years old.

Please contact Tara Wenzel by email or 403-253-2059 ext. 206 to schedule your volunteer shift.

Attend the Old School Games Night – Option D

PLEASE NOTE: The old school games night has been cancelled in light of COVID-19 and social distancing precautions. 

Want to know more?

Get in touch

Contact Tara Wenzel at 403-319-0829 or by email.
CONTACT US
ADDRESS

5000 11 St SE
Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5

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

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