About Us

Food Banks Canada is the only national charitable organization representing and supporting the food bank community across Canada. Learn more about us — how we’re organized, our membership, and our programs.

Learn About Hunger

Close to 900,000 Canadians each month are assisted by food banks. By understanding the nature of the problem, and the possible solutions, we can all do our part to make a difference.

Get Involved

Together, we can make a difference to help reduce hunger and improve the lives of the nearly 900,000 Canadians who turn to food banks each month. Learn how you or your company can contribute.


The latest news about Food Banks Canada, our partners, and our programs, as well as helpful resources for our communications partners and members of the media.

Hunger Fact

of food distributed by Canadian food banks is fresh (eg. milk, eggs, fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables, bread)

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Our Mission, Vision, and Values


A Canada where no one goes hungry.


To relieve hunger in Canada every day by:

  • Raising food and funds to share with food banks nationally
  • Delivering program and services to Canadian food banks
  • Influencing public policy to create longer term solutions


We are committed to working collaboratively with our Board, Staff, Membership and Partners across the hunger relief network.

We conduct our activities by being open and accessible to strengthen our network and maintain the trust of our stakeholders and the public.

We achieve our goals by maintaining the highest degree of ethical standards and by putting our values into action.

We are focused on outcomes. We value results and measure our performance against precise goals; we take ownership and responsibility for doing what we say we will do.