CBC Calgary & Suncor Energy Kick Off Annual Campaign

CBC Calgary & Suncor Energy Kick Off Annual Campaign 
Feeding the possibility of a Calgary without hunger 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 --  
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Join us Monday December 3rd, when the 27th annual CBC Calgary Suncor
Energy Food Bank Drive kicks off, with a build rather than a bang!
Why? 'Cause we're gonna have some fun! 
In the days and weeks to come there will be plenty of opportunity to
support this annual campaign; raising funds and awareness for the
Calgary Food Bank while we work together to create a city without
hunger... 
Calgary Carol Festival  
It doesn't feel like the holiday season without the sound of
carollers. Let the voices of dozens of Calgary area choirs warm your
heart. Admission is free but Food Bank volunteers will be on site to
accept donations of food or funds.  
When: December 1st, 2nd, and 3rd at 7:00pm 
Where: Knox United Church, 506 4th Street SW 
HolidayStruction  
Teams from Brookfield, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Suncor Energy will
go head to head to craft a holiday-themed creation out of canned
food. We can't make promises...but we've heard CANta Claus might be
coming' to town! The finished design will grace Suncor Energy
Centre's main floor for the holiday season. All food items used for
HolidayStruction will be donated to the Calgary Food Bank post
campaign. 
When: December 3rd from 9:00am - 1:00pm 
Where: Main lobby, Suncor Energy Centre, 150 6th Ave SW  
Upscale Bake Sale  
Don't miss the most anticipated event of the year! Stock up on
delicious holiday treats from Calgary's top bakeries, including
Buttercream Bake Shoppe, Cruffs, Decadent Desserts, Wilde Grainz
Artisan Bakery, Yann Haute Patisserie and more. CBC food columnist
Julie Van Rosendaal will also have her delectable treats for sale.
New to the event this year, Olivier's Candies, Jelly Modern Doughnuts
and The Homestretch's Jenny Howe's famous cake pops. 
When: December 5th at 12:00pm until the goodies run out! 
Where: Suncor Energy Centre, 150 6th Ave SW 
Jam the Van  
It's a daunting task but CBC Calgary's The Homestretch is up for the
challenge: fill a Purolator truck with non-perishable food donations
for the Calgary Food Bank. In a new twist this year, we'll be
encouraging donors to drop 
off turkeys too! Doug Dirks, Jenny Howe
and the rest of The Homestretch crew will broadcast live from 3:00 to
6:00pm.  
When: December 7th from 10:00am to 7:00pm 
Where: Southcentre Mall, near the entrance to Crate & Barrel and
Sport Chek  
John Gilchrist & Julie Van Rosendaal Book Signing  
The Calgary Eyeopener's favourite restaurant critic and food
columnist team up to autograph copies of their latest books: John
offers his take on Calgary's best places to eat in the 7th edition of
My Favourite Restaurants: Calgary, Banff and beyond and the 2nd
edition of Cheap Eats. Also ava
ilable is Julie's latest cookbook,
Spilling the Beans, a must-have this holiday season. 
When: December 7th from 3:00pm to 6:00pm 
Where: Southcentre Mall, near the entrance to Crate & Barrel and
Sport Chek  
Food Bank Feud  
Have you ever wanted to attend a Family Feud show? Here's your
chance! Come on out and cheer on CBC Calgary and Suncor Energy teams
as they compete in our version of the popular game show.  
When: December 13th at 12:00pm 
Where: Main lobby, Suncor Energy Centre, 150 6th Ave SW  
For more information about these events and the others that will
occur throughout the month of December, please visit
calgaryfoodbank.com/feedyyc or follow us on Twitter at #cbcfeedyyc. 
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Contacts:
Calgary Food Bank
Kathryn Sim
403.519.2125
ksim@calgaryfoodbank.com
 
 
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