CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - September 07, 2017) - Kicking off back to school time with some fundraising events to get you out and about in the city.

City Wide Food Drive

Saturday, September 16

The City of Calgary

Don't forget to put your bag full of non-perishable food items on your door step. Volunteers will be by picking up the donations for the largest single day food drive in Calgary.

Calgary Corporate Challenge

September 2017

The Calgary Food Bank is excited to once again be part of the Calgary Corporate Challenge - Charity Challenge. Last year, over 13,000 pounds of food was collected through various Charity Challenge events. Since 2006, the Charity Challenge has collected over 113,000 pounds of food for the Calgary Food Bank. Calgary Food Bank volunteers will be on site at several CCC events collecting Charity Challenge donations; including the: Family Day Event on September 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

TransAlta Power Garden - Garden Harvest

Tuesday, September 19 - 8:30am - 1:00pm

The TransAlta Power Garden has been growing fresh veggies for the Calgary Food Bank since 1999. Already this year we have received over 3,600 pounds of fresh items from the garden.

Doors Open YYC

Saturday, September 23 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Calgary Food Bank- 5000 11 street SE Calgary AB

The Calgary Food Bank is community owned and community supported. We will be opening our doors and offering tours to show you what happens at the Calgary Food Bank and what we do with the donations we receive. For more information on this event please visit the website, or come on down.

Calgary Farmers' Market- Pie Bake Off

Friday, September 29 & Saturday, September 30 - 11:00am - 3:00pm*

Calgary Farmers' Market- 510 77 Ave SE Calgary AB

Just in time for Thanksgiving! Head down to the market to take part in a taste test that will help determine who has the best pie. With a donation to the Food Bank you can sample all the pies and when you vote you will be entered into a draw to win a gift basket from the market.

*Starting at 11:00am while supplies last.

Visit the website for more information on these events and the Calgary Food Bank

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