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 at least one non-traditional service.

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The need is great, and increasing every year.

41% of Canadians know someone who has used a food bank

There are many different ways you can offer your support.

How You Can Make a Difference

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Support Your Local Food Bank

  1. Find volunteer opportunities
  2. Host a Food Drive in your community

Fundraise for Food Banks Canada

Fundraising for Food Banks Canada is a great way to support Canadians who are hungry.


Join our Corporate Partners

Food Banks Canada works with partners to raise funds and awareness - click here to show your support by participating in one of their campaigns today!


Phones for Food

With the Phones for Food program your old mobile device can be refurbished or recycled - and will be turned into a donation to Food Banks Canada that can help feed a family in need.
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Charity Cars

Your old car can be recycled with www.charitycar.ca and the proceeds donated to Food Banks Canada. By removing an older vehicle from the road, you are taking steps to cut down air pollution, while your vehicle will be disposed of using the most eco-friendly system available.
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