403-253-2059 | info@calgaryfoodbank.com

A gift from the heart

How you Can help

From donating food or funds or the harvest from your garden or leaving a legacy gift there are many ways you can support the Calgary Food Bank.

community owned. community supported.

How you can help feed YYC

We are the city’s main charitable food hub and the most accessible food bank in Calgary serving families, individuals and organizations.  We are not a government or United Way agency.  We rely solely on the generous support of the community. ‘Community owned, community supported’ speaks to the mind-boggling efforts of our donors and volunteers. Together, we fight hunger and its root causes because no one should go hungry.

How you can help feed YYC

We are the city’s main charitable food hub and the most accessible food bank in Calgary serving families, individuals and organizations.  We are not a government or United Way agency.  We rely solely on the generous support of the community. ‘Community owned, community supported’ speaks to the mind-boggling efforts of our donors and volunteers. Together, we fight hunger and its root causes because no one should go hungry.

Make a one-time gift to the food bank or become a Sustaining Donor (recurring monthly, quarterly, or annual gifts). For every dollar donated it allows us to distribute $5 worth of food. Donate funds online, by phone, by mail or in person.

Help make each food hamper meet Canada’s Food Guidelines by donating our most needed items. We accept non-perishables and perishables. Together, we fight hunger and its root causes because no one should go hungry.

IMPORTANT

Just a reminder, we never ask for donations on the phone. If you have received a call like this and gave out personal information, this may be phone fraud. Please call us at 403-253-2059 or the Calgary Police at 403-266-1234.

IMPORTANT

Just a reminder, we never ask for donations on the phone. If you have received a call like this and gave out personal information, this may be phone fraud. Please call us at 403-253-2059 or the Calgary Police at 403-266-1234.

community owned. Community Supported.

How to make your contribution

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By Cheque

Please make out the cheque to Calgary Food Bank and mail it to 5000 11 St SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5. Please do not mail cash. Tax receipts will be mailed 2-3 weeks after the donation is received.

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In Person

Come see us at the administration office, 5000 11 ST SE from Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4 pm. We accept all donation types (cash, cheque, credit and debit), and tax receipts will be given on the spot.

Over the phone

Call our administration office Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4 pm at 403-253-2059 to make a credit card donation over the phone. Tax receipts will be mailed 2-3 weeks after the donation is made.

Did You know?

Fast Facts

Numbers reflect our fiscal year, September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019.

Lives Affected

hampers distributed

Food Link Partners

Volunteer Hours
Community owned. Community Supported.

Other ways to give

Just a reminder, we never ask for donations on the phone. If you have received a call like this and gave out personal information, this may be phone fraud. Please call us at 403-253-2059 or the Calgary Police at 403-266-1234.

Tribute Gift

Make a donation as a meaningful gift for any special occasion. We will send a card with your special message to the person you dedicate your gift to. Read more

In memory Gift

Make a donation in memory of someone who has passed away. We will send a card acknowledging your thoughtful gift to the bereaved family or friend. Read more

A planned Gift

A planned gift to the Calgary Food Bank is a meaningful way to create your legacy to ensure that no one goes hungry in Calgary for years to come. Here are some different ways you can leave a gift. Read more

Grow-A-Row

If you are planting a garden, think about planting an extra row for the food bank. Your harvest will add up and help us add fresh produce to our food hampers. Read more

Agents of Change

The Food Bank and Agents of Change have teamed up to give you a better way to find a great agent, get a great deal, and give back at the same time. Read more

Donate A Car

You can turn your vehicle donation into generous dollars to feed YYC. Donate a Car will accept your vehicle for donation — running, or not! Old or new! Read more

Food industry

We invite you to reach out to the Calgary Food Bank to explore how we can work together to help alleviate food insecurity and poverty in our community. Read more

Host an event

Host your own event in support of the food bank. Food and funds can be raised in many ways – host a food drive, ask for donations at an established event or party, the possibilities are endless. Read more

Volunteer

Give the gift of time. We could not do what we do without the 160+ caring Calgarians who give their time every day. Volunteers, you are the lifeblood of our organization! Read more

Emma & the Food Bank

Emma and the Food Bank is a fun, educational book that helps children understand how food banks work and why giving is important. Read more

CONTACT US
ADDRESS

5000 11 St SE
Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5

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

NEED FOOD?
CALL TO REQUEST A HAMPER
403-253-2055

Monday to Thursday: 10:30 am – 7:15 pm
Friday: 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

HAMPER PICK-UP
CALGARY FOOD BANK LOCATION

Monday: 1 – 3:30 pm, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Tuesday to Thursday:
10:30 am – 3:30 pm, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Friday: 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

HOURS
ADMINISTRATION

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 4 pm

FOOD LINK

Monday to Friday: 7 am – 2 pm

LOADING DOCK, DOOR 3

Monday to Thursday: 8 am – 7:30 pm
Friday: 8 am – 3 pm

HOLIDAY HOURS

THE CALGARY FOOD BANK IS CLOSED DECEMBER 25-26 and January 1.

There are revised hours for the warehouse, hamper request line and distribution, Food Link and administration.
Please refer to our holiday hours page for our holiday hours. Happy Holidays.

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