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Calgary Food Bank July Events

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/04/14 -- July is a great time to be in Calgary - and we will give you one guess as to why! Stampede is not only a ton of fun, it also gets people in the mood to "Put the Boots to Hunger," the name of Food Bank's annual Stampede campaign. Check out all of the great events that are taking place in support of the Food Bank throughout Stampede and the month of July.

CANstruction Junior Display

Wednesday, July 9 - Saturday, July 12

Stephen Avenue Walk - 160 8 Avenue SE

CANstruction is coming to Calgary for the second time this year! Volunteers will be building a life-size Ram 3500 truck on Stephen Avenue on July 9 & 10- completely out of non-perishable food! The truck will be on display July 11 & 12; come on down to learn more about food insecurity and admire the very cool craftsmanship!

Farmers' Market Chili Cook-off

Saturday, July 12 & Sunday, July 13

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Calgary Farmers' Market - 510 77 Avenue SE

The Calgary Farmers' Market presents their sixth annual Chili Cook-off event, with farmers' market vendors cooking up their best batches of chili. For a cash donation to the food bank, participants will taste each chili, vote on their favorite, and will be entered into a draw to win a prize from the market!

Put the Boots to Hunger Events

Thursday, July 3 to Sunday, July 13

Check out community events in support of the Calgary Food Bank's annual stampede campaign and help us to Put the Boots to Hunger! Enjoy some stampede pancakes or barbecue, and while you're there, feel free to make a cash or food donation to the Food Bank! See our Facebook page for a full event listing!

Angus Cattle Run

Friday, July 11

7:00 AM

Eau Claire Market - 200 Barclay Parade SW

The second annual Angus Cattle Run is set to go! This 5-kilometre fun run kicks off at Eau Claire and ends with a YMCA pancake breakfast! Join us for awesome door prizes and live entertainment; cowboy boots optional! Entry is a $20.00 donation to the Calgary Food Bank, and all proceeds help the Children's Milk Program.

Five Hole for Food

Tuesday, July 15

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Eau Claire Market - 200 Barclay Parade SW

Five Hole for Food is a coast-to-coast ball hockey tour collecting donations for Canadian food banks. Bring a cash or food donation for the Calgary Food Bank down to Eau Claire and join in the fun! More about Five Hole for Food.

Kal Tire Calgary and Area Poker Run

Saturday, July 19

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Kal Tire Chinook - 6607 Macleod Trail SW

For a donation to the Food Bank and an entry fee (proceeds go to Ronald McDonald House), you can participate in Kal Tire's city-wide Poker Run! You must pre-register by July 5th and put on your best poker face to win some awesome prizes!

Art for Food 2014

Now until Saturday, July 26

Herringer Kiss Gallery - 709A 11 Avenue SW

Gallery hours on website

During the 6th Annual Art for Food Group Show and Sale, the Herringer Kiss Gallery will help the Food Bank to feed a family of four for a week with every $1000.00 of art sold. The gallery will also be accepting cash donations for the Food Bank.

Broxburn Vegetables Stand

Every Sunday

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Crossroads Market - 1235 26 Avenue SE

Calgary Food Bank volunteers will be working at the Broxburn Vegetables stand in Crossroads Market every Sunday until Christmas! All proceeds and leftover produce goes to the Calgary Food Bank.

This release is transmitted courtesy of Marketwired.

Calgary Food Bank
Morissa Choptain
Resource Development Coordinator, Community Initiatives
Direct: 403.640.8813
Cell: 403.860.8817

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