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Highland Moving Supports CANstruction Calgary

April 17th, 2019 5:12 pm by

Highland Moving has been a proud sponsor of CANstruction since 2007, that’s 12 years!

CANstruction is an amazing fundraiser competition using canned food to build structures. The competition brings together teams of engineers, designers, architects and builders to create these structures out of the non-perishable food items.

This year’s build theme was Dr. Seuss and Southcentre Mall was the gracious host venue. The finished structures were judged and exhibited to the public during mid-March.

So how does Highland Moving help? Highland Moving receives 60K cans into its warehouse for our office moving teams to deliver to Southcentre Mall, Calgary. The builders include six teams from Fluor, Suncor, Stantec, Spartan Controls, RJC Engineers and the City of Calgary. These teams used over 45,000 cans to make their Dr. Seuss structures come to life. Once the event is complete, our same teams of office movers are responsible for the de-CANstruction, where Highland Moving loads and transports all the non-perishable food to the Calgary Food Bank.

Take a look through the 2019 CANstruction Calgary Photos via Calgary Food Bank.

CANstructions Calgary has provided nearly 330,000 pounds of food for Calgarians in need. CANstruction Calgary is the local chapter of CANstruction Inc., a global anti-hunger project founded by the late Cheri Melillo and her colleagues from the Society for Design Administration. Cheri’s vision was to unite the design, engineering and construction industry through a unique and fun medium that would provide canned food to hunger relief organizations.

Calgary is one of more than 50 cities across North America to participate in the spectacular event and Highland Moving is honored to be a part of it.

 

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Established in 1938, Highland Moving & Storage Ltd. is a family owned moving company. Located in Edmonton and Calgary, Highland Moving provides packing & unpacking, crating, moving, transportation and storage. Highland Moving helps individuals, corporations and government agencies manage mobility.

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