Calgary Emergency Food Hamper

Delivery of emergency food hampers to seven depots in Calgary for pick-up by families and individuals who have requested a hamper by calling the Food Bank's Hamper Request Line.

Eligibility Requirements:

Low-income individuals and families in Calgary.

Access:

Application Required Access Note: Call ahead. No walk-ins.
Wheelchair Access: Yes

Provided by: Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank

Delivery of emergency food hampers to seven depots in Calgary for pick-up by families and individuals who have requested a hamper by calling the Food Bank's Hamper Request Line.
  • a Hamper Request Line where clients must call to request emergency food
  • emergency food hampers for families and individuals in a temporary crisis situation
  • emergency food hampers on one day's notice for pick-up at depot sites
  • emergency food to qualified self-referral clients for their first three hampers; additional hampers (to maximum of seven) need a referral from a community agency
  • emergency food assistance to over 300 service providers who help their clients involved in programs / services / supports
  • temporary programs to distribute seasonal or occasional supplier surpluses (seasonal fruits, grocery items) through vouchers included with regular hampers
  • hampers which contain a nutritionally balanced, seven day supply of food
  • extra milk for low-income families with children and teens
  • gluten-free hampers for applicants with Celiac Disease
  • depots in the community for hamper pick-ups
  • Christmas meal top-ups (all items for a Christmas meal added to the regular December hamper)
8 Locations:
5000 11 Street Southeast
Calgary, AB T2G 5M2, Canada
Telephone:
403-253-2055 (Hamper Request Line)
403-253-2059 (Admin)


Fax: 403-259-4240
Website:

Office Hours of Operation
Monday 6:30 AM-7:30 PM
Tuesday 6:30 AM-7:30 PM
Wednesday 1:00 AM-3:30 PM
Thursday 6:30 AM-7:30 PM
Friday 10:30 AM-3:30 PM
4825 Mount Royal Gate Southwest
Calgary, AB T3E 7N5, Canada
Telephone:
403-440-6269 (MRU Peer Support Centre)
403-440-8601 (MRU Peer Support Centre)
403-253-2055 (Hamper Requests)
403-253-2059 (Food Bank Main)


Email:
Website:

Office Hours of Operation
Monday 8:45 AM-3:30 PM
Tuesday 8:45 AM-3:30 PM
Wednesday 8:45 AM-3:30 PM
Thursday 8:45 AM-3:30 PM
Friday 8:45 AM-3:30 PM
These are the hours of the Peer Support Centre.  Students and the public needing hampers are invited to call or visit the Centre to book a hamper. 
4869 Hubalta Road Southeast
Calgary, AB T2B 1T5, Canada
Telephone:
403-253-2055 (Hamper Request Line)


Fax: 403-259-4240
Website:

Office Hours of Operation
Wednesday 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
For Dover
602 1 Street Southeast
Calgary, AB T2G 2G8, Canada
Telephone:
403-253-2055 (Hamper Requests)
403-253-2059 (Main)


Fax: 403-259-4240
Email:
Website:

Office Hours of Operation
Tuesday 10:00 AM-11:30 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM-11:30 PM
Friday 10:00 AM-11:30 PM
For Victoria Park
3803 69 Street Northwest
Calgary, AB T3B, Canada
Telephone:
403-253-2055 (Hamper Requests)
403-253-2059 (Main)


Fax: 403-259-4240
Email:
Website:

Office Hours of Operation
Tuesday 10:00 AM-11:30 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM-11:30 PM
Friday 10:00 AM-11:30 PM
For Bowness
6311 Norfolk Drive Northwest
Calgary, AB T2K 5J8, Canada
Telephone:
403-253-2055 (Hamper Request Line)
403-253-2059



Office Hours of Operation
Wednesday 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
For Huntington Hills
520 78 Avenue Northwest
Calgary, AB T2K 0S2, Canada
Telephone:
403-253-2055 (Hamper Requests)
403-253-2059 (Main)


Fax: 403-259-4240
Email:
Website:

Office Hours of Operation
Tuesday 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Thursday 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
For Huntington Hills
244 Templemont Drive Northeast
Calgary, AB T1Y 5A1, Canada
Telephone:
403-253-2055 (Hamper Requests)
403-253-2059 (Main)


Fax: 403-259-4240
Email:
Website:

Office Hours of Operation
Tuesday 10:00 AM-11:30 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM-11:30 PM
For Temple
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