Calgary Food Bank

Emergency Food Hampers


Description
NOTE: COVID-19 UPDATE # HAMPER REQUEST LINE AND EMERGENCY HAMPER DISTRIBUTION ARE NOW OPEN. DRIVE-THRU HAMPER DISTRIBUTION IS NOW RUNNING MONDAY TO FRIDAY FROM 10:30 AM TO 7:00 PM. HAMPERS ARE ALSO BEING DISTRIBUTED AT LIMITED SATELLITE LOCATIONS. CALL 403-253-2055 TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT AND ASK FOR PICK-UP TIME. DONATIONS AT GROCERY STORES ARE STILL BEING PICKED UP. Provides emergency food hampers for pick-up.

Service offers:

  • up to 7 emergency food hampers in a 12 month period
  • hampers containing a nutritionally balanced, seven day supply of food
  • extra milk for low-income families with children and teens
  • baby hampers and gluten-free hampers for eligible applicants
Eligibility
Yes, Emergency hampers are for anyone. Baby hampers are for households with infants age 0 to 12 months. Celiac hampers are for individuals with Celiac Disease or low tolerance to gluten.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service, call Hamper Request Line. The first 3 hampers can be self-referred. For 4 additional hampers, Hamper Request Line volunteer will direct client to a community agency to provide a referral. Note: a Baby / Infant hamper cannot be requested on its own. It can only be requested along with an Emergency Food Hamper.Referral Process: Yes,

To obtain additional hampers, complete an online referral or call the Agency Line at 403-460-8810 to get access to the online referral portal.



Waiting Period: Yes,

Hamper pickup date is based on availability.

Telephone
403-253-2055 (Hamper Request Line)
Telephone
403-253-2059 (Administration)
Fax
403-259-4240
Web Site
http://www.calgaryfoodbank.com
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Documents Required

To obtain additional hampers, complete an online referral or call the Agency Line at 403-460-8810 to get access to the online referral portal.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Main location.Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation, Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 15, 2019
Address
5000 11 Street SE
Calgary, AB, T2H 2Y5
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Hours of Operation
Mon
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Mon
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Tue
10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Tue
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Wed
10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Wed
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Thu
10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Thu
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Fri
10:30 AM - 03:30 PM