We Are All Villagers
At Village Ice Cream we strive to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates our diverse community. From our scoop shops to our kitchens, we are a safe space where all people are welcome and valued. We Are All Villagers, so come on in!
WHAT WE DO:
Create a diverse workplace that fosters inclusivity and respect
Support community initiatives that further equal opportunities and thriving communities
Commit to reducing our negative impact on the environment
OUR REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY
IN 2022, WE DONATED
LITTLE VILLAGERS, AND
IN GIFT CARDS TO COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING EFFORTS
TO NON-PROFIT AND CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS INCLUDING:
BEAR CLAN PATROL CALGARY
CALGARY FOOD BANK
CALGARY HUMANE SOCIETY
CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
CENTRE FOR SEXUALITY
INN FROM THE COLD
PAWSITIVE MATCH RESCUE FOUNDATION
SAFE HAVEN FOUNDATION
SANKOFA ARTS AND MUSIC FOUNDATION
URBAN SOCIETY FOR ABORIGINAL YOUTH
WOEZO AFRICA MUSIC & DANCE THEATRE
CONES DURING THE GRAND OPENING OF THE UNIVERSITY DISTRICT LOCATION ON JANUARY 8, 2022.
Canada-Ukraine Foundation Fundraiser
On March 6, 2022 we hosted a fundraiser in support of the Canada-Ukraine Foundation. With the generous support of the community, we raised $100,476 including $90,688 in ice cream sales, and $9,788 in cash donations collected in-store.
We organized and completed 5 community spring clean-ups in the communities of each of our shops on April 27, 2022.
Calgary Pride Week
During Calgary Pride Week in 2022, we released a limited-edition Key Lime Pie Pride Sundae to celebrate and show our love for the LGBTQ2S+ community, and donated $1,700 to the Centre for Sexuality.
After collecting over 400 nominations from the community, on November 29, 2022 we delivered 600+ Little Villagers and $340 in gift cards in recognition of 17 Healthcare Workers, Non-Profit Heros, and Educators.
At Village Ice Cream, we’re committed to doin’ good in our hood. Over the years, we’ve donated gifts in-kind to a variety of organizations, helping raise money for projects that make life a little sweeter for those in our community.
Looking for a donation? Visit our request form HERE and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can!
Please note, we may not be able to fulfill all requests.