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November 7, 2013

Ripple Effect

National Philanthropy week is fast approaching and there are tons of events popping up throughout our city.

This year’s theme is ‘Ripple Effect’ – How one experience, one small action, can start a ripple that creates deep and lasting change.

Everyone has the ability to create this change. Everyone can have an impact. Are you looking for some inspiration?

http://npdlove.com/

The NPD website will be updated with stories of impact and ideas meant to inspire others to create their own ripple.

Melissa Cooney-Burk,

Executive Connector BB4CK

October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween from the BB4CK Team!

Happy Haloween 2013

Happy Halloween from the BB4CK team! www.bb4ck.org Thank you for your skills, passions and hard work to make a difference in so many kids lives! Feeding kids that would otherwise go without is world work and we appreciate all you do!

October 28, 2013

Poppy Time

It’s poppy time again and this year it is more important than ever to support our Veteran’s food banks.

The impact of the 2013 floods is still being felt throughout the city. We here at BB4CK have noticed an increase in schools accessing our program and are therefore, feeding many more kids. In September alone 8 schools were added and we began feeding 100 new kids.

It isn’t just BB4CK noticing the impact. It isn’t just Calgary’s kids struggling to access the food they need.The Calgary Veteran’s food bank is running dangerously low. Their shelves were depleted during the floods due to their own support of those in need and many Calgarians choosing to donate elsewhere during the crisis.

Many Veteran’s rely on these foodbanks to ensure they have the food in their homes for their families.

Calgarians have shown their incredible resiliency and desire to come together as a community this Summer. Here is another opportunity to show this wonderful city spirit .Let’s help stock these shelves with much needed food! When you see those poppy stands please donate what you can. Every little bit makes a difference and can provide some much needed food to those who have worked so hard to keep Canadians safe.

CTV coverage of the Veteran’s food bank http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1029094

to Donate directly http://calgarypoppyfund.com/

 

Melissa Cooney-Burk

Executive Connector, BB4CK

October 16, 2013

Mayor Nenshi Visits the BB4CK Office

Nenshi

Here is part of the BB4CK team. (from left to right) Melissa, Alex, Wendy, Naheed Nenshi, and Tanya.

What a great event to have the new face of our offices officially opened by Mayor Nenshi! We  are proud to be part of the Old Y/ Community Wise community!

Thank you MayorNenshi for your wise words that,” true impact in our city happens in spite of non-profits!”  We believe its the community that will make the difference by building capacity and simply caring for each other.

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This year…

3,200

Kids Impacted Daily

65

People Volunteering Weekly

1,200

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