University of Calgary

Trick or Eat

UToday HomeOctober 31, 2012

Trick or EatUniversity students will hit the streets for donations on Halloween.For the fourth straight year, University of Calgary students will go door to door on Halloween to collect donations of non-perishable food items to help the Calgary community in the fight against hunger.

Organizers aim to involve 300 students in their efforts to gather more than 3,000 kilograms of food and $7,000 in online donations.

Trick or Eat, Canada’s largest costumed food drive, is part of a national campaign organized by Meal Exchange, a national youth-driven organization that seeks to address issues of hunger and food insecurity in communities across the country. Last year, 270 University of Calgary students amassed more than 2,000 kg of food and $5,010 in online donations in support of the Campus Food Bank and the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank.

Students this year will canvass the communities of Varsity, University Heights, Charleswood, Edgemont, Parkdale and Montgomery.