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September 2014

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Have you ever wanted to see behind the scenes at a food bank? Check out Edmonton's Food Bank Open House on Sept. 24 from 4 - 8pm with special guests, a door prize draw, a free BBQ, a food community information fair...and an appearance from the Grey Cup! RSVP to special events 780.425.2133.

By Jason van Rassel, Calgary Herald (This article appeared on Sept. 2, 2014)

Alberta’s minimum wage went up this week, but social service agencies in the Calgary region say they’re seeing more evidence working families are having trouble making ends meet.

Calgary’s main food bank and others around the city are reporting increased use over last year, citing the region’s low vacancy rate and resulting high rents as one of the main drivers of the trend.

“There are a lot of people who ask me, ‘We still need food banks in Alberta?’ and they’re quite astonished,” said Stephanie Rigby, executive...

Davis Automotive Group has generously donated 2 tickets to the Friday, September 26 Alan Jackson concert in Lethbridge, AB, to be auctioned off, with proceeds benefitting Interfaith Food Bank of Lethbridge.
Show Details:
Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Concert Location: Enmax Centre (2510 Scenic Drive South, Lethbridge)
Seat Location: Section C, Row 6, Seats 12 & 13.
Special Guests: Terri Clark and Hey Romeo
The approximate retail value of the set of tickets is $205.00. If the successful bid amount exceeds the retail value, a charitable tax receipt will be issued for the...

Want to donate food but don't know what to give? Most food banks have specific items they need regularly. These 'Most Wanted' items vary from one food bank to another, but we have created a list to help you support your local food bank.



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