Honours & Awards

National Award

The Airdrie Food Bank was presented with the Excellence in Food Banking Award for mid-size food banks at the Food Banks Canada National Conference in Calgary on June 21, 2017. Press Release

Lori and Kent accepting the National Award

Lori McRitche, Executive Director and Kent Rupert, Board President at Gala Dinner

Best of Airdrie - Readers Choice Awards

Best of Airdrie

The Airdrie Food Bank was honoured to be awarded:

Other Awards

The Airdrie Food Bank was honoured to be awarded:

2012 Volunteer Advocate Award

The Airdrie Food Banks volunteer program had the honour of being awarded the 2012 Volunteer Advocate Award from the City of Airdrie. Thanks so much to our Volunteer Coordinator, Carolyn G and the many amazing friends that share their time and talents to help those in need in our community. Your contributions make it possible to do what we do. We so appreciate each one of you!

2012 Volunteer Advocate Award

The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers
~Terri Guillemets

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Newsmaker of the Year

Lori McRitchie, our Executive Director, was made Newsmaker of the Year for 2013 at the Airdrie City View. We are so proud of Lori. Her heart and dedication provides inspiration to so many in our community and allows us to continue helping neighbours in need. Read article

Lori McRitchie, Executive Director, was named one of Airdrie Echo's Top 10 Influential People of 2012. Read article

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Airdrie Best Citizen

On September 25, 2013, Cameron Christianson, Publisher Rocky View Publishing presented Lori McRitchie, Executive Director, with the Airdrie's Best Citizen Award through the "Best of Airdrie - Readers Choice Awards."

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Diamond Jubilee Medal

Diamond Jubilee

In October 2012, Lori McRitchie, our Executive Director, was given the honor of receiving a Diamond Jubilee medal from Prime Minister Harper, MP Blake Richards and Alberta Lt.-Gov. Donald Ethell for her work in promoting food banks and bringing community together. Lori shares this award with all who contribute and care for the welfare of those in need in our community.

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Amazing Airdrie Women 2012 Leadership Award

Amazing Airdrie Women

Lori McRitchie, Executive Director of the Airdrie Food Bank (on left above) received the Amazing Leadership Award for 2012. For more information visit AirdrieLife.

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The Airdrie Food Bank's Executive Director was honoured to be nominated for the following awards:


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