The Sandwich Foundation Launching in Calgary

(CALGARY, AB) — On Oct. 30, The Sandwich Foundation is launching in Calgary by making and donating 1,000 sandwiches for the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre Society (CDIRCS). The Sandwich Foundation aims to donate 1 million sandwiches to homeless Calgarians within three years.

CDIRCS currently shares approximately 1,000 sandwiches with homeless Calgarians each day. It could not do so without the generous support of people and organizations like the Sandwich Foundation.

People interested in volunteering or donating supplies to make sandwiches or cash are encouraged to email reachout@thesandwichfoundation.com.
Media is invited to the launch of the Sandwich Foundation at 7 p.m. on Oct. 2015 at the St. Bonaventure Parish, 1600 Acadia Drive S.E.

What:   Sandwich Foundation Launching in Calgary
Who:    Sandwich Foundation
When:  7-9 p.m. on Oct 30, 2015
Why:    Sandwiches fill bellies and spirits, making it easier for homeless Calgarians to work and attend medical appointments.
Where: St. Bonaventure Parish, 1600 Acadia Drive S.E.

For more information, please contact:
Amanda Paes
Sandwich Foundation
Telephone: 403.870.5468
Email: Amanda.Paes@thesandwichfoundation.com

About the Sandwich Foundation
Amanda Paes is the Founder of the Sandwich Foundation in 2015. Its mission is to deliver nutritious lunches to homeless Calgarians.

About Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre Society
For more than 50 years, The DI has delivered services and supports to people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Open 365 days a year, twenty-four hours a day, The DI sleeps over 1,000 people per night and serves approximately 3,000 meals a day.

The DI offers emergency services to over 20,000 Calgarians each year. It also offers affordable housing: Bridgeland Manor is a 48-unit market rent and affordable housing apartment that provides stable and independent living for seniors; Sundial is a 114 unit apartment building, offering market rent and affordable housing together in a community setting.

Learn more at www.CalgaryDropIn.ca

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