Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival was proud to support the following organizations in 2016:
To learn more about these organizations, click on their logo.
Fort McMurray Support:Through Early Bird ticket purchases between May 25 – June 1, the Festival proudly donated a portion of sales, totalling $1,004 to the Canadian Red Cross in support of Fort McMurray.
The Festival also donated $2 from every Front of the Line ticket sold to the Wood Buffalo Food Bank with the generous help of our sponsor Liquor Connect – totalling $6,201! Wood Buffalo continues to support the Fort McMurray area after the devastating wildfires.
Calgary & Edmonton Food Banks: The Festival encouraged attendees to bring a non-perishable food item or monetary donation to the Festival to support those in need. With consumer donations, the Festival was able to raise $4,183 and 1,200 pounds of non-perishable food items between the two cities! In addition, the Festival team collectively donated 24 volunteer hours at the Calgary Food Bank.
SAIT & NAIT Culinary Schools: Scholarships and funds totaling $10,000 were once again raised for SAIT and NAIT Culinary Schools in continued support of local students.