10th Annual Veterans Food Drive

10th Annual Veterans Food Drive

Date: November 1st to 15th
Location: Food donations can dropped off at Crown Surplus in Inglewood (1005 – 11 th Street SE)

Event Details: The Annual Veterans Food Drive runs each year from November 1 st until November 15 th . Food donations can dropped off at Crown Surplus in Inglewood (1005 – 11 th Street SE) during this time. Cash donations are also needed to purchase Calgary Co-Op food gift cards, which go out in the food hampers for our veterans.  Financial donations can be made through this website or mailed to The Canadian Legacy Project (Suite 210, 1235 – 17th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C2).

VETERANS FOOD DRIVE DONATION BOXES: o request that a food donation box be dropped off or picked up, please call Marie, Veterans Food Bank Manager, at 403-265-6304. Please appreciate that this service is managed by volunteers so exact delivery dates and times are not always an option. Food drop off can also take place at Crown Surplus in Inglewood (1005 – 11th Street SE) from November 1st to 20th.

Hours for drop off at Crown Surplus:
Monday: 8:30AM–5:30PM
Tuesday: 8:30AM–5:30PM
Wednesday: 8:30AM–5:30PM
Thursday: 8:30AM–7:30PM
Friday: 8:30AM–7:30PM
Saturday: 8:30AM–5:30PM
Sunday: 10AM–4PM


Field of Crosses

Dates: November 1st to 11th
Location: Memorial Drive

Event Details: Between November 1 st thru November 11 th at sunrise each day there is a flag raising ceremony and at sunset flags are lowered. The November 11 th ceremony begins at 10:30am and is a family friendly event. Members of the public are welcome to attend any of the ceremonies and are encouraged to visit the site at any time, to walk among the crosses, to lay flowers at a loved one’s memorial or to simply be reminded that the price of the freedom we enjoy was not free.