News & Events

 If you are a community organization and have a 2017 Christmas event or campaign that you would like to be featured here, contact  Lethbridge Food Bank (403-320-1879 or director@lethbridgefoodbank.ca).

November 15th, 2017

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Bridge Insurance Agencies will purchase a cup of coffee or tea for each donor that brings a donation for Interfaith Food Bank to Good Earth Coffeehouse & Bakery.

November 15th- December 31st, 2017

Gingerbread Feed A Family

$1.00 from every Gingerbread Family purchase goes to the Lethbridge Food Bank. A Gingerbread Family sells for $7.25. Gingerbread Families will be sold in Good Earth Coffeehouse from November 12 – December 31

November 17th, 2017 

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November 18th, 2017 

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Lethbridge Food Bank is excited to partner with Lethbridge’s local artist, Gabriel Thaine at his concert. The concert is to benefit both Lethbridge Food Bank and Gabriel’s journey in creating his album. Tickets are on sale for $40.00 at Blueprint and, 50% of the sales is contributed to the Lethbridge Food Bank.

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Food Bank Swim- Join our friends at Recreation Excellence at Fritz Sick Pool, Stan Siwik Pool and/or Nicholas Sheran Pool for a free swim on November 18th with donation to our local food banks! Collection bins will be on-site at all 3 pools beginning November 9th .

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We believe all children should have a Christmas and that parents shouldn’t be forced to choose between celebrating Christmas and providing essential necessities.We empower parents and families while providing dignity and resourcing them with what they need to bring Christmas to their children on Christmas Day. From Groceries to Stocking Stuffers the Christmas Shop of Wonders is a week long event that will brighten a child’s Christmas.  To register please go to our website at thttp://myvictory.ca/my-city-care/ or call our office at 403-320-1565 for more information.

November 20th, 2017

2017 Toy Mountain Logo 11th Annual

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purchase a new toy for a child in need and add it to the Toy Mountain collection site at Centre Village Mall.  Program will launch on November 20th  and will continue until December 20th.

 November 24th, 2017

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Bring a food or monetary donation at Kapow Ltd Comics, Cards and Gamesthis Friday and get awesome deals!

November 30th, 2017

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Be The Reason A Child Smiles This Christmas!

Help Lethbridge Family Services (LFS) and 1st Choice Savings and Credit Union make the holiday season a little brighter and full of hope for over 2,100 children and youth in need this year by joining the 25th Annual Angel Tree Christmas Campaign.
You can participate several ways this holiday season:

  • Be an “Official Angel Tree Drop-off Location” at your place of work and collect gifts. We will supply the angels and arrange toy pick-ups.
  • Pick up an angel at a participating “Official Angel Tree Drop-off Locations”. Buy a toy and drop back off at any “Official Angel Tree Location” or at Lethbridge Family Services.
  • Text “Angel” to 41010 to donate $10
  • Donate online or at our north office.
  • Volunteer. Click here to sign up today.

If you would like to get involved and help more children have a merrier holiday season, please contact Michelle Gallucci at (403) 327-5724 or via email at mgallucci@lfsfamily.ca.

December 1st, 2017

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Lethbridge Public Library Food For Fines—December 1—10th –  Bring a food donation to reduce your amount due for late fines and hold fees.  1 Food Item = $5 off Library Fines.

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December 2nd, 2017

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Lethbridge Hurricanes Teddy & Touque Toss – Come out to the game on December 2nd to join in the Teddy & Touque Toss.  New stuffed toys, touques and mittens will be collected at the game and distributed to a number of local agencies—volunteers will also be required

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Davis GMC Buick Annual Free Lube, Oil & Filter  – Drop in from 8am—Noon, no appointment necessary, shuttle service or while you wait, Davis GMC Buick will provide a Free Oil Lube & Filter for a minimum $50 donation to local food banks.

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December 5th, 2017

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Save On Foods Stuff A Bus –  Stop in to either Save On Foods to help us Stuff A Bus full of food for the food banks this Christmas and save 15% on your purchases.  Pre-packaged hampers will be available in-store, and volunteers will be present with lists of our most wanted foods.  We will need volunteers for this event as well.

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If you are at Real Canadian Super Store on December 5th from 11am- 3pm, make sure to Cram A Cruiser with non-perishable food items for the Lethbridge Food Bank.

Fill a Ram

The annual Fill the Ram for the Lethbridge Food Bank and Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge starts on December 5th. Bridge City will be collecting donations all December and giving the food over to the local food banks in January. Help Bridge City Chrysler Fill the Ram. If you make it in on any Thursday between 1-3pm they will have coffee and donuts for you.

December 8th & 9th, 2017

Simply Irrisistable

On Friday December 8th and Saturday December 9th visit Simply Irresistable 10 mins south of Lethbridge and bring a non-perishable food items or donations to receive 15% off.

December 9th, 2017

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Sobeys Uplands Give the Gift of Food – Join us at Sobeys Uplands on December 9th for a Winter Wonderland that will include food, festivities and good-old winter fun!  Pre-packaged hampers full of our most wanted items will be available for purchase.  Donations benefit Interfaith Food Bank. Festivities will take place from 10am-3pm

 

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AMA’s Fill our Fleet: You can help us spread a little holiday cheer with AMA’s Fill our Fleet campaign for the Lethbridge Food Bank. Give by donating money on https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/lethbridge-food-bank-society/ or bringing non-perishable food items at any AMA centre between December 9 – 16, 2017

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Mayor’s Christmas Concert – Join the Lethbridge Community Band Society on Saturday, December 9th at 7pm at Southminster United Church.  Tickets available online at www.lcbs.ca or at the door.  $15 for adults, children 12 and under are free.  Bring along a food or toy donation for local families in need.

December 10th, 2017 

Holiday Train

Join us to celebrate the holidays with musical guest Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Band. Bring monetary or healthy food donations to support the Lethbridge Food Bank. Hot Chocolate will be served while supplies last. location: 2nd Ave. North & 12th St. behind Save On Food. Time: 6:45pm

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Deutsche Weihnachtslieder – Immanuel Lutheran Church will host the Annual German Language Service of Lessons and Carols at 2:30pm.  A free will offering will be taken on behalf of Interfaith Food Bank.

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Lethbridge Symphony Toonies for Turkeys—December 15th —17th – Join the Lethbridge Symphony, Community Ballet Dancers, and the University of Lethbridge Conservatory Choirs as they perform Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker on Friday, December 15th at 3pm at the University Theatre. Tickets are available by calling 403-328-6808, online at LethbridgeSymphony.org,  and range from $25 – $75.  Bring along some toonies for bottled water and treats to support Interfaith Food Bank.

December 18th, 2017

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Please join the 6th Annual AC Vocals Christmas Concert. Donations of non-perishable food items are accepted for the Lethbridge Food Bank.