Food Banks Canada offers programs that make it easy for individuals, communities, schools, and work places to get involved.
Hunger Awareness Week
Each year, Food Banks Canada, with the support of our corporate Hunger Heroes, organizes a national week of awareness raising and food and fundraising during the first full week of May. Food banks in locations throughout Canada participate by hosting events. Get involved!
If you would like to become a corporate sponsor of Hunger Awareness Week, please contact our Manager, Corporate Partnership at 1-877-535-0958, x229.
Phones for Food
Your old mobile device can be refurbished or recycled — and turned into a donation to the food bank community that can help feed a family in need. Learn how
Your old car can be recycled — and turned into a donation to Food Banks Canada to support those in need across the country. Learn how.
There are also many other ways to contribute:
- Plan a fundraising event at work. Inquire about your organization's employee engagement program and donation matching programs. For ideas, contact us at 1-877-535-0958 x237.
- Organize a local food drive. Contact the nearest food bank.
- Talk to your employer about choosing Food Banks Canada as the recipient for your United Way campaign.
- Spring clean or get ready for a move by donating foods from your pantry.