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Classroom 133

Classroom 133

Heroes don't always wear capes. Sometimes they are behind a book, a desk, or in this case, inside classroom 133 in Calgary. James has been a teacher for about 12 years at a high school in Calgary. He teaches ES1, a specialized education program for students who might...

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Bonavista Community Group

Hello there! I am Nancy, and I am fortunate to lead the  Bonavista Baptist community kitchen for Brown Bagging for Calgary's Kids (BB4CK). I am a retired teacher, and I have always been passionate about supporting kids and their families. Today I want to tell you why...

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Marlene Story

My name is Marlene; we are a family of 4. My oldest kid is 15 years old, his name is Enzo, and he is all about experiments and science; he wants to be an engineer when he grows up. And my 12-year-old, Amy, she is an artist, she doesn’t know what she wants to be when...

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Fund Development Specialist

Does taking meaningful action to inspire you? Are you looking for an opportunity to make an impact in the daily life of a child? Are you passionate about creating social change, engaging with and having an impact on your community? Are you looking to advance and take...

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Feed a Kid, Grow a Future

Together, our BB4CK Community raised $54,800!  Tummies are full thanks to a community of generous donors who supported Brown Bagging for Calgary's Kids' 'Feed a Kid, Grow a Future' Campaign that ran from March 15th to April 30th  The future is uncertain for kids who...

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Kids are back to learn online from home, now what?

I want to share with you what the recent school closures across Alberta mean for BB4CK. As you probably know, one of the main ways BB4CK feeds kids is in schools by providing them access to healthy lunches and snacks. We work closely with teachers and school...

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Bananaberry Bombs

Recipe from: The Looneyspooons Collection Janet and Greta Podleski Recipe: 1 Cup Quick-cooking rolled oats  ½ Cup each all-purpose flour and whole wheat flour ½ Cup granulated sugar ¼ cup ground flaxseed or wheat germ 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt...

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Volunteer Week 2021

National Volunteer Week has arrived in Canada! The theme for this year’s NVW from Volunteer Canada, is The Value of One, The Power of Many – this theme “reflects on the awe-inspiring acts of kindness by millions of individuals AND the magic that happens when we work...

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Board Member – Board of Directors – 1 Year Term

Actively recruiting 3 new board members Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids (BB4CK) is a mission-focused grassroots organization, working to build and strengthen communities that ensure every child has enough to eat at school; in the classroom or at home learners. Our...

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Mary, a volunteer driver

Mary is a member of the BB4CK delivery driver team – she has been volunteering since September 2020! A delivery day for Mary starts by heading to the kitchen, picking up her route schedule, and the food that she needs to deliver. “[The route] is already planned and...

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Extra Sandwiches

Extra Sandwiches

A few weeks ago, our bin lists had more lunches allocated to Monday, which resulted in a slight overage at some schools. With some extra sandwiches on hand, 'School Champion' Ms. J decided to go around and see if anyone was interested in some more sandwiches that day....

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