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Giving Back

Drink, eat and give back

In 2019, the Festival donated nearly$12,500 to local charities and organizations, thanks to help from Festival guests and sponsors. In upcoming years, the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival aims to donate even more to these fantastic organizations.

RMWFF Raises a Glass to Giving Back

Calgary Food Bank

In 2019, the Festival team, and attendees of the Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival helped us donate nearly $1,500 and 325 lbs of food. Help us raise even more next year – non-perishable food items and monetary donations can be made at the door. Let’s see if Calgary attendees can bring more in than their Edmonton counterparts – the challenge is on!

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Edmonton Food Bank

In 2019, Festival guests were encouraged to bring non-perishable food items and monetary donations to support those in need – and boy, did they deliver! The Edmonton Festival raised nearly $1,200 and 450 lbs of food for the Edmonton Food Bank. We can’t wait to see how much Edmonton attendees raise next festival!

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Mealshare

Mealshare is committed to creating a world where it’s easier to share with those in need, and every child and youth is fed as a result. The Festival was proud to partner with Mealshare in 2019 and donated a total of $3,640!

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SAIT Culinary Campus

In 2019, the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival was able to continue to support culinary students by donating $3,000 in scholarship funds to the SAIT culinary program in Calgary. The funds went towards helping students achieve success and providing them with further opportunities to continue to grow their skills and craft. The Festival also provided students with the opportunity to work with exhibitors during the event. Each ticket purchased helps RMWFF continue to support local initiative such as this, so thank you to all past and future attendees, and congratulations to all past scholarship recipients! The Festival is excited to continue to foster and grow its relationship with these students, and this phenomenal program.

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NAIT Culinary Arts

In 2019, the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival was able to continue to support students in their culinary passion by donating $3,000 in scholarship money to the NAIT culinary program in Edmonton. This money goes towards helping student achieve success and providing them with further opportunities for them to continue to grow their skills and craft. We also provide students with the opportunity to work with our exhibitors during the festival. Each ticket purchased helps us continue to support local initiative such as this, so thank you to all our past and future attendees, and congratulations to all past scholarship recipients! We are excited to continue to foster and grow our relationship with these students, and this phenomenal program.

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