Students' Union, University of Calgary

SU Campus Food Bank

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Description
NOTE: COVID-19 UPDATE # CAMPUS FOOD BANK AND BREAKFAST PROGRAM HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AND WILL NO LONGER ACT AS A GOOD FOOD BOX DEPOT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SEMESTER. INDIVIDUALS WHO ALREADY PLACED ORDERS FOR THE MARCH BOX WILL BE CONTACTED DIRECTLY TO ARRANGE REFUNDS ONCE OPERATIONS RESUME. E-MAIL FOODBANK@UCALGARY.CA FOR SUPPORT. A seven day emergency food relief service.

Service offers:

  • food hampers
  • acceptance of food donations (a list of in demand items is available online)
  • dairy coupons and bus tickets (for clients) which can picked up with the hamper
  • strict client confidentiality
  • a depot for the Good Food Box program that provides the campus community with access to affordable, nutritious and sustainable fresh fruits and vegetables
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted only to members of the campus community:
  • undergraduate students
  • graduate students
  • staff
  • faculty
  • alumni up to 2 years after graduation
 Clients may claim up to 2 legal dependents age 19 and older and 5 dependents age 18 and below. Dependents are defined as persons for whom the client is legally responsible and who are financially reliant solely on the client’s income to provide their basic needs.
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service, clients should:
  • contact to schedule a time to pick up a hamper (no drop in)
  • supply valid campus ID to pick up a hamper
  • access the service once every 30 days
 Visit website for information on policies and procedures, the Good Food Box, and order forms.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Service can only be accessed once every 30 days (3 in Fall, 3 in Winter, 1 in Spring and 1 in Summer)

 

Good Food Box Program available according to order schedule on website.

Telephone
403-220-8599
Fax
403-220-1019
Web Site
http://www.su.ucalgary.ca/foodbank
Email
foodbank@ucalgary.ca
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Food Hampers are offered at no cost. Good Food Boxes cost $25 for single box, $30 for a family box, and $35 for a large family box.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Membership fees are included as part of the general fees that students pay.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
October 30, 2018
Address
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4
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