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Karen Climbs for Kids

April 12, 2021

  Right now in Calgary, there are over 50,000 children going hungry in our city. It seems like an insurmountable mountain of a problem. But not to Karen Knowlton, partner at Stawowski McGill, local outdoor enthusiast, hiker and lifelong athlete. Mountains are meant to be climbed. And that’s just what Karen’s going to do to …

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I Can for Kids March 2021 Update

March 24, 2021

  We’ve Been Quiet, But We’ve Been Busy, And We Have A Lot Of News To Share… It’s been one year since COVID-19 shut our community down and changed the normal way of living.  Some days it seems like the year has flown by, but for thousands of people impacted by this terrible pandemic, these challenging …

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I Can for Kids partners with Kids Cooking Program

March 22, 2021

  Calgary, AB — I Can for Kids is excited to announce our partnership with the Marlborough Kids Cooking program, an initiative of The City of Calgary’s Community Social Work program aimed at engaging and building youth capacity through a community development approach. The initiative helps address immediate food insecurity while, at the same time, promoting social inclusion and neighbourhood-based …

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Gerbera Daisies Fundraiser – Junior League of Calgary

March 6, 2021

  Purchase a 6-inch Gerber Daisy to support I Can For Kids. The Junior League of Calgary with generous support from Greenery Office Interiors, who are providing these beautiful plants, will donate the proceeds to I Can For Kids – providing grocery gift cards to reduce food insecurity for children and families. CLICK HERE TO …

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I Can for Kids joins Good Food Organizations network

February 1, 2021

  I Can for Kids joins cross-Canada network that uses healthy food as a tool for social change Calgary, AB — I Can for Kids Foundation organization is thrilled to announce it has joined Community Food Centres Canada’s Good Food Organizations (GFO) network. I Can for Kids is one of 147 organizations joining the network …

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2020 Impact Report: We Remain, Undaunted

December 20, 2020

  For the past six years, I Can for Kids has been fortunate to have the support of our donors, volunteers and agency partners who believe in our mission and invest in our ability to fill empty bellies over the summer break. We have been successful in the summer space feeding tens of thousands of …

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Nutrition Nuggets: Creating A Special Holiday Season In Challenging Times

December 17, 2020

  This holiday season is going to look much different than any other year. The stress of 2020 and the uncertainty of 2021 is weighing heavily on us all. We may be grieving the loss of connection we usually have around the holiday season with friends and family, and if we sit too long in …

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Fresh Routes and I Can for Kids have teamed up!

December 2, 2020

  Every day, thousands of Calgary families struggle to put food on the table.  COVID-19 has made their situation worse and thousands more impacted by job loss are facing a harsh new reality.  It’s not easy to ask for help and many people face barriers to accessing the food they need to thrive. With their …

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November 2020 Campaign Update

November 18, 2020

2020 in a word – Let’s be honest, we’ve all used a few choice words to describe 2020. The economic downturn was slow to recover, and then we were hit with a global pandemic that has altered how we move, learn, work and play. We’ve pivoted, shifted, modified, and retreated, and just plain old adjusted to a new …

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2020 Summer Food Program University of Calgary Research Study

October 16, 2020

  CALGARY – I Can for Kids Foundation has announced their participation and support of an important qualitative research study by the University of Calgary. The study is being funded by the O’Brien Institute for Public Health and their Research Program for Vulnerable Populations, as well as Nutrien, and I Can for Kids donors. About …

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