Study participants told researchers that before receiving I Can for Kids grocery gift cards, limited finances restricted their ability to purchase fresh foods.
When receiving I Can for Kids grocery gift cards, recipients told researchers they could prioritize their own household needs and it helped them feel competent as a parent.
From now through to the end of September when you purchase a Back-to-School bundle from SPUD, they’ll donate $1 to I Can for Kids!
Supplying our frontline agency partners with grocery gift cards represented a focus on an income-based response to food insecurity because lack of food isn’t the issue, the root of the problem is a lack of money.
Our fearless friend, Karen Knowlton, has been hard at work training for Karen Climbs for Kids and will be summiting Mount Athabasca (3,491m) in Jasper National Park on July 23 in support of I Can for Kids.
Calgary food bloggers share their creations, raise awareness of childhood hunger #StackedAgainstHunger
This year, we are bringing back our popular social media campaign, #StackedAgainstHunger, in time for 2021’s Calgary Stampede.
We’re taking a bold new approach to alleviating food insecurity for children and youth in our city. And we have a strong new look to match our mission.
Visitors can stop by for a complimentary Little Villager single serving of Village Ice Cream. The “pop-up” will be located near the University District Discovery Centre every Thursday from 3-6pm. Donations to I Can for Kids are welcome.
We are nearly there! Thanks to our partnership with Save-On-Foods and their generous contribution of matching donations up to $10,000, we are almost at our goal!