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Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation: August Events for the Calgary Food Bank

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CALGARY, AB --(Marketwired - July 29, 2016) - A list of Calgary Food Bank events and community food drives for the month of August.

Kids in Motion
August 10, 11, 12
10 communities in the city
Youth from this YMCA summer camp will be dropping off food donation bags beginning on August 8, and collecting the non-perishable food items on August 10, 11, and 12. Watch for the food drive bags at your door!

KCCO Calgary Presents KICKBALL MADNESS
Saturday, August 13
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Foothills Stadium - 2255 Crowchild Trail NW
Relive your childhood playing kickball and support the Food Bank! Bring your non-perishable food item to an afternoon in the ballpark. There will be music, entertainment and games. Tickets are $20.

Art in the Garden
Saturday, August 13 & Sunday, August 14
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
3443 Kerrypark Rd. SW
Join artist Rosemary Bennett for this annual event involving her art and other artists' work; enter to win door prizes and meet some local artists. Non-perishable and cash donations to the Calgary Food Bank will be graciously accepted.

Garden of Eat'n Harvest
Monday, August 29
8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Begg Ranch
Now in its 20th year, the Garden of Eat'n has produced 170,000 pounds of fresh produce for the Calgary Food Bank. This year's harvest promises to be a success after a rainy summer. Retiree volunteers will be harvesting thousands of pounds of root vegetables, which will be transported directly to the Calgary Food Bank.

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Shawna Ogston
Communications & Media Relations
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