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Calgary Food Bank August Events

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/29/14 -- Thank you for helping us make the "Put the Boots to Hunger" campaign this past month a huge success! Now that you are well rested from Stampede it's time to check out some other great events in support of the Food Bank this upcoming August!

Purolator Tackle Hunger Game Day

Friday, August 1

6:00 PM

McMahon Stadium - 1817 Crowchild Trail NW

The Calgary Stampeders will be taking on the BC Lions for the annual Tackle Hunger game; fans are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food donation or a cash donation to support the Calgary Food Bank. Go Stamps go!

Flash Fiction

Saturday, August 2

3:00 - 6:00 PM

A theatre version of Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" film is being shown at the University of Calgary from August 13 - 23. Join the costumed cast in a walk including a flash mob starting at Eau Claire at 3:00 PM, heading through to Stephen Ave and ending on 17th Ave, all while collecting donations in support of the Food Bank!

Sixth Annual Art in the Garden

Saturday, August 9 & Sunday, August 10

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

3443 Kerry Park Road SW

Every year, artist Rosemary Bennett hosts other artists in an outdoor display; food donations to the Calgary Food Bank are greatly accepted as part of this event. Come out and enjoy art, gardens, and enter to win door prizes!

YMCA Kids in Motion Food Drive

Wednesday, August 13 - Friday, August 15

Various Calgary Communities

YMCA volunteers, staff, and day campers will be going across parts of the city on a mission to collect donations for the Calgary Food Bank. Watch for their flyer on your doorknob!

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

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