Many of our corporate sponsors also operate special campaigns at various times of the year in support of Food Banks Canada. We are grateful for these contributions and the awareness that they bring to the need to assist Canadians living in poverty, and to the work that Food Banks Canada does.
Egg Farmers of Canada
Egg Farmers of Canada will host a 1950’s inspired outdoor diner on Sparks Street in Ottawa with Canadian farmers on-hand providing egg sandwiches and raising awareness of the Canadian egg industry with long-time partner, Food Banks Canada.Celebrity chef, Marc Doiron from Town restaurant, will be cooking sandwiches made from fresh, local, high quality eggs. Ottawans are welcome to drop by any time between 7:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. EDT, June 5th 2014. All visitors to the outdoor diner will be encouraged to make a donation Food Banks Canada when receiving their free sandwich and Egg Farmers of Canada will match what is raised and present Food Banks Canada representatives with a cheque.
For more information: eggfarmers.ca/ottawadiner
Quaker’s Get Chewy for Charity
With back to school season just around the corner, Quaker has launched their Chewy for Charity campaign to support Food Banks Canada in helping the 300,000 Canadian children turning to food banks each month. We are working together to offer assistance to families who are stretching their dollars to get their kids ready to head back to school Quaker is asking parents to bring out their inner Picasso and help their kids design Canadian-inspired lunch bags. You can upload photos of scans to be put on virtual lunch bags. With every design submitted, Quaker will donate an equivalent of 10 pounds of food to Food Banks Canada for families in need. ChewyForCharity.ca
Campbell’s Help Hunger Disappear
In 2008, Campbell’s launched their hunger awareness and food drive campaign: Help Hunger Disappear®. Since then, it has helped raise funds in support of Food Banks Canada and encouraged Canadians to get involved and make donations to their local food banks.
Loblaw Extra Helping Food Drive
We’re so pleased to partner with Loblaw again for the 2014 Spring Extra Helping Campaign, taking place across Canada from April 4 – 24. 2014. You can help support a local food bank this spring while doing your grocery shopping at a Loblaw banner store by making a donation of food or funds. You can also print or download this handbill to your smart phone and have the cashier scan it to make a cash donation. Thank you to Loblaw and all of your customers for your continued support!
In 2009, Loblaw launched one of the largest ever national retail food drives in Canada. This semi-annual Extra Helping Food Drive raises food and funds for national, provincial, and local food bank programs. To date, the program has raised over $7.5 million and 7.8 million pounds of food for food.
This year Food Banks Canada is proud to partner with Dizolve Laundry Detergent to help provide Dizolve laundry detergent to our network of food banks across Canada. For every box of Dizolve purchased, one is donated to Food Banks Canada to be shared through the National Food Sharing System.
Huggies Every Little Bottom Program
One in five Canadian Moms struggle to provide their children with an essential need – clean, dry disposable diapers. Huggies® Every Little Bottom is proud to partner with Food Banks Canada to address the critical issue of diaper need. In 2012 Every Little Bottom donated 2.5 million diapers in Canada and plans to reach this goal once again in 2013. To learn more and get involved, visit EveryLittleBottom.com