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.


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 Banks offer food-focused programs, such as Community Kitchen, Community Garden, and nutrition education.

More Facts

Other Ways to Give

We encourage giving online as it is the quickest and most cost efficient way for us to process your donation, however there are many other ways which may suit you better, and we are always thankful for your support.


By Phone

Please contact 1-877-535-0958 x239 to make a donation or obtain more information about giving options, Lauren will be happy to hear from you.


By Email

Contact donations@foodbankscanada.ca.


By Mail

Make your cheque payable to Food Banks Canada. Or provide your credit card number, expiry date, and full name as it appears on the card. Simply fill out our donation form and send it in to:
Breanna Wells - Manager, Development
Food Banks Canada
2150 Lake Shore Blvd W
Toronto, ON M8V 1A3


By Fax

Download this printable form (PDF) and fax the completed form to 416-203-9244.

Where does my donation go?

Chart showing how donations are used

Member service and support including food sharing


Distribution of funds to membership


Fund development


Public education and awareness




Research and advocacy