BD&P Feed the Hungry 2012
On Sunday, January 15, 2012, BD&P sponsored and hosted its 12th annual Feed the Hungry Dinner at St. Mary's Cathedral Hall in downtown Calgary. BD&P donated the cost of the entire meal, and 85 BD&P lawyers, staff and family members served as the volunteers for the day, and were involved in meal preparation, cooking, table hosting and seating, food and beverage service, dish washing and clean-up. It was a very chilly day, with temperatures dropping below minus 20, which made the hot roast beef dinner all the more important for those in need. This year, we fed approximately 300 Calgarians, some with young families. It was both a humbling and rewarding experience for our volunteers and an opportunity to work side by side with our colleagues in a completely different setting. BD&P is eager to assist in this well-run and much needed community service project again in January 2013. We extend our gratitude for the opportunity and our praise for the numerous regular volunteers who ensure this program runs on a weekly basis throughout the year.