Students in need of emergency food relief will receive an immediate supply of up to one week’s worth of food. This service can be accessed two times a month maximum. If a student is still in need after the use of the Saitsa Emergency Food Bag, they can be referred to the Calgary Food Bank.

To access the Saitsa Emergency Food Bag, please complete the form below, and a Saitsa representative will get back to you as soon as possible.


Emergency Food Bag Request Form

  • Client Information

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Statistical Information

  • Additional Information

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • There is no shame in reaching out for help in life, however, we understand that students might not feel comfortable coming in person, which is why we have introduced an anonymous pick up option. The bag can be picked up anonymously (placed in a locker and we will email the student the combination if their request is approved) or in person at the Resource Centre.
  • Please Note:

    Our SAITSA Emergency Food Bags are made from donations and cannot accommodate dietary restrictions.
  • 1. Valid student ID is required for order and pickup 2. This service may be accessed twice a month 3. The information in this form is used for statistical purposes only and will be kept confidential


Calgary Food Bank FAQ’s

Who is eligible to pick up a hamper? Anyone can apply to the Calgary Food Bank but not everyone gets approved. The Calgary Food Bank base approval off of the monthly income of the household and how many people are in the household. The monthly household income has to be less than the specified amount for that specific number of people.

How often can you apply for a food hamper? You can receive up to 7 hampers in a 12 month period. There has to be at least 30 days between each hamper request.