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More Than 44,000 Lbs. of Food Collected for Purolator Tackle Hunger

August 17, 2019 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Calgary Stampeders News Release

A total of 44,537 lbs. of food for the benefit of the Calgary Food Bank was collected during the 2019 Purolator Tackle Hunger event before and during Saturday's game against the Montreal Alouettes.

That raises the all-time total donated by Stamps fans in the 17-year history of the program to more than 1,214,000 pounds.

"Thank you to all of the Stamps fans for their generosity in donating to this year's Purolator Tackle Hunger food drive," said Derek Dennis, the Stampeders' player representative for the Tackle Hunger program. "This food will go a long way in helping those in need here in Calgary."

About the Calgary Food Bank

The Calgary Food Bank is a charitable organization dedicated to gathering and distributing quality emergency food to Calgarians and the agencies that serve them. The Calgary Food Bank is neither a government nor a United Way agency. For more information, visit

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